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Pope Benedict XVI provoked outrage amongst health officials last week when he stated that condoms were not the answer to Africa’s fight against HIV and Aids, and could even worsen the problem. His comments came during the Pope’s first visit to Africa, highlighting the Catholic Church’s controversial stance which places a strong emphasis on sexual…

Scientists across the globe have put out a call to help two AIDS researchers being held prisoner in Iran. Accused of forming a “velvet revolution” and charged with “communicating with an enemy government,” the researchers were reportedly exchanging scientific information with colleagues—a crucial scientific practice—in order to successfully implement public health measures in Iran to…