Wednesday, September 28, 2011

World Watch: Hope against HIV

* Spain: Researchers deemed the results of a prospective HIV vaccine as “promising” after a test of twenty-four healthy subjects found that all but two of them developed an “immune response” to HIV.

* U.S.: The Department of Justice urged the Supreme Court to review the healthcare changes passed under the Affordable Care Act.

* Philippines: Recovery efforts have begun after Typhoon Nesat killed at least 21 people and left numerous villages flooded.

* Afghanistan: According to a U.N. report there have been over 7000 attacks in Afghanistan over the past three months, a spike of 39% compared to the same period in 2010.

Image – India Talkies (“HIV vaccine design program launched in India.”)

Online Sources- BBC News, The Telegraph, MSNBC, Reuters

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