Big AIDS meeting few care about opens in Rome, and GOOD map on AIDS pandemic

The International AIDS Society is holding its meeting in Rome this week. I’ll be doing a round-up of the meeting as soon as something newsworthy comes out of it. So far it’s mostly been folks giving their perspectives on the news already reported or calling for more funding to expand treatment:

AIDS conference organizers say their meeting is important milestone

Question: Why isn’t the media interested?

Answer: Maybe because of the gecko AIDS treatment story

Meanwhile, GOOD has created this cool-looking (but somewhat confusing?) infographic and map of the global state of affairs in the HIV/AIDS pandemic:

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