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December 1st, 2010

World AIDS Day: See You in Kuala Lumpur

A few random thoughts on this 2010 World AIDS Day. Now you can mark your calendars for the next three International AIDS Society/World AIDS Meetings:  2011 in Rome, 2012 in Washington, DC — and now, 2013 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.  And what do all 3 of these cities have in common?  Extreme summer heat!  (For Kuala Lumpur, it’s actually […]


March 24th, 2010

Now for Some Good News: TB Cases Continue to Decline

From the latest MMWR: This figure speaks for itself, but two sentences from the Editorial Note deserve highlighting: The 11.4% decrease in reported TB rate in 2009 is the largest single-year decrease ever recorded. From 1953 to 1993, the single largest annual percentage decrease in TB case rate was 11.1% in 1956 Since I started my ID career […]


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