More and more children in Russia are being infected with HIV. They're largely shunned, but not at a children's home in the city of Chelyabinsk. Here HIV-positive youngsters grow up with kids who don't have the virus.
Authorities are investigating whether a doctor in the Pakistani district of Larkana deliberately spread HIV. More than 500 people, including 410 children, have been diagnosed with the virus in the past few weeks.
The 8th Opera Gala Bonn for the German AIDS Foundation not only offered guests top-class arias, but also raised nearly one quarter million euros in donations in the fight against HIV.
A study has found that medication to suppress HIV can prevent sexual transmission of the AIDS virus. Researchers say treatment regimes could contribute significantly to stopping the spread of the pathogen.
For years, Russia's Urals have been beset by a severe HIV epidemic, with thousands of people of all backgrounds affected. How does the state plan to tackle it? Juri Rescheto traveled to Severouralsk to find out.
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