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Earl Gregg Swem Library

World AIDS Day Report: Results 2012

Categories: Africa,Asia,Health/Medical,Latin America,Statistics,United Nations

http://www.unaids.org/en/media/unaids/contentassets/documents/epidemiology/2012/gr2012/JC2434_WorldAIDSday_results_en.pdf

Reports on progress made in countries hardest hit by the AIDS epidemic as of November 2012.  From the United Nations

 

General Assembly Grants Palestine Non-Member Observer State Status at UN

Categories: Arab,Middle East Conflict,United Nations

http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=43640&Cr=palestin&Cr1=#.ULkBEuxyzD8

Press release on the vote (138-9 with 41 abstentions) in the United Nations General Assembly to grant Palestin observer state status.  From the United Nations

 

HIV Infections Attributed to Male-to-Male Sexual Contact: Metropolitan Statistical Areas, United States and Puerto Rico, 2010

Categories: Health/Medical,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6147a3.htm?s_cid=mm6147a3_x

Reports that 64% of new HIV infections in the U.S. in 2009 resulted from male-to-male sexual contact.  Provides statistical table of metro areas with total number of HIV diagnoses and number/percentage resulting from male-to-male contact.  From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention