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2004 ANNOUNCEMENTS

8/26/04  The HIV/AIDS Surveillance in Adolescents Slide Set (through 2002) is now available in PowerPoint and PDF  pdf logo formats at
   http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/graphics/adolesnt.htm.

8/25/04  HHS Awards $4.8 Million to Expand Community-Based HIV/AIDS CARE
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8/24/04  HHS Awards $24.1 Million to Help Women, Children and Families Obtain HIV/AIDS Care and Services
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8/18/04  Nucleic Acid-Amplification Testing Further Safeguards Nation's Blood Supply, NHLBI Study Shows
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8/16/04  Scientists Discover New Approaches to Manipulating AIDS Virus
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8/9/04  A new Special Surveillance Report, Number 3: Supplemental Surveillance Needs of States with Low-to-Moderate HIV/AIDS Prevalence 2004, is now available at
   http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/stats/Prevalence-No3.pdf  pdf logo.
An HTML version will be available soon.

8/6/04  Nominations Being Accepted for the Robert Wood Johnson Community Health Leadership Program (CHLP) Awards
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7/28/04  Researchers Identify Better Hepatitis C Treatment for People with HIV
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7/15/04  N.J. Judge Orders Injunction Against 3 Unapproved Drugs (Benefin, MGN-3, and SkinAnswer)sold by Lane Labs-USA Inc. as treatments for cancer and HIV; Refunds for Buyers
   http://www.fda.gov/bbs/topics/news/2004/NEW01086.html

7/15/04  Fauci to Present Research Update at World AIDS Conference in Bangkok
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7/12/04  Thai Study Shows that Inexpensive Treatment Reduces Risk of Mother to Child Transmission
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7/12/04  The HIV/AIDS Surveillance Slide Series - Race/Ethnicity L238 (through 2002) is now available in
   PowerPoint and PDF pdf logo formats

7/9/04  Trends in Primary and Secondary Syphilis and HIV Infections in Men Who Have Sex with Men --- San Francisco and Los Angeles, California, 1998--2002, was published in the Morbidity and Mortality Weely Report, July 9, 2004
   HTML Version and PDF Version pdf logo

7/7/04  News Advisory: The Continual Challenge of Emerging Infectious Diseases
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7/6/04  The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS - UNAIDS, July 6 2004
   English: 2004 Report on the global AIDS epidemic [PDF pdf logo| html]
   Spanish: El informe sobre la epidemia mundial de VIH/SIDA 2004  [PDFpdf logo]
   Website: http://www.unaids.org/bangkok2004/report.html

7/6/04  VIREAD (tenofovir disoproxil fumerate) Label Update
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7/2/04  CLIA Waiver granted to OraQuick ADVANCE Rapid HI V-1/2 Antibody Test
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7/1/04  The HIV/AIDS Surveillance Supplemental Report, Volume 10, Number 1: Cases of HIV Infection and AIDS in the United States, by Race/Ethnicity, 1998–2002, originally posted on June 1, 2004 is now available in
   HTML Version

7/1/04  Secretary Thompson Announces Global Fund Grant to Russia
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6/30/04  Multivitamins During Pregnancy and After Birth Delay Progression of HIV in Women
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6/30/04  Secretary Thompson Chairs Global Fund Meeting in Geneva
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6/25/04  Health Observance: National HIV Testing Day --- June 27, 2004, An HIV-related health observance announcement
   HTML Version  and  PDF Version   pdf logo


6/25/04  Voluntary HIV Testing as Part of Routine Medical Care --- Massachusetts, 2002
   HTML Version    and  PDF Versionpdf logo


6/26/04  Proclamation by the President: National HIV Testing Day, 2004
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6/25/04  HHS Awards $23 Million to Help Communities Provide Early HIV/AIDS Care
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6/25/04  HHS Extends Use of Rapid Oral HIV Test to New Sites Nationwide
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6/24/04  Message for All HHS Employees
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6/24/04  CDC Proposes Revised Guidelines for Federal HIV Prevention Funding:
Public Comment Deadline August 16, 2004
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6/24/04  New Data on HIV Testing: Half U.S. Adults Report Having Been Tested
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6/18/04  Estimated AIDS Incidence in Racial/Ethnic Minorities, January 1986 to December, 2001 (United States) from CDC
   Slides  pdf logo


6/16/04  Analysis Shows Infants of Mothers Infected with HIV Face Nearly Constant Risk for HIV Infection for Duration of Breastfeeding
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6/16/04  New Web Site Offers Comprehensive Information Technologies for Health Professionals in Long-Term Care Settings
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6/15/04  NIH Launches Expanded Health Information Web Site
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6/1/04  A new HIV/AIDS Surveillance Supplemental Report, Volume 10 Number 1: Cases of HIV Infection and AIDS in the United States, by Race/Ethnicity, 1998-2002, is now available at www.cdc.gov/hiv/stats/Cases_HIV-Infection_AIDS-by-Race_Ethnicity_1998-2002.pdf  pdf logo.

5/27/04  Mouse Study Could Ais Vaccine Designers
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5/27/04  A new Special Surveillance Report, Number 2: Supplement to HIV/AIDS Surveillance Project - Demographic and Behavioral Data from a Supplemental HIV/AIDS Behavioral Surveillance Project, 1997–2000, is now available at http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/stats/Surveillance-No%202_2.pdf  pdf logo.

5/27/04  A new Special Surveillance Report, Number 1: HIV Testing Survey 2001, is now available at http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/stats/HIV-Test-Survey-2001-No%201_2.pdf  pdf logo.

5/20/04  Weekly Cycles of Once-Daily Anti-HIV Drugs Could Reduce Cost of HIV Treatment
   
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5/18/04  NIH Director of National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Issues Statement On May 18 HIV Vaccine Awareness Day — Encourages Minority Groups To Join In Fight Against HIV/AIDS
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5/16/04  HHS Proposes Rapid Process for Review of Fixed Dose Combination and Co-packaged Products
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4/30/04  An HIV-related Notice to Readers was published in the most recent issue of the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, April 30, 2004, titled "Notice to Readers: Update on MMWR Table II: AIDS Surveillance Data and Provisional Nationally Notifiable Disease Data".
   http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm5316a4.htm, or
   http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/PDF/wk/mm5316.pdf.  pdf logo

4/26/04  HIV Patients Get Long-Term Boost with Short, Intermittent Drug Regimen
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4/7/04  A new addendum has been added to the HIV/AIDS Surveillance Report, Vol.14: Cases of HIV infection and AIDS in the United States, 2002, and is titled Table A5 - AIDS cases and annual rates (per 100,000 population), by metropolitan area and age category, reported through December 2002—United States. It is available at
   www.cdc.gov/hiv/stats/AIDS_CasesAnnual%20_Rates2002.pdf  pdf logo
The entire Surveillance Report is available at
   www.cdc.gov/hiv/stats/hasrlink.htm

4/2/04  HHS Awards More Than $1 Billion to States to Help Provide Care, Services and Prescriptions Drugs for People with HIV/AIDS
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3/26/04  Secretary Thompson Announces FDA Approval of Rapid HIV Test Approval
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3/26/04  FDA Approves First Oral Fluid Based Rapid HIV Test Kit
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3/23/04   Updated Guidelines for the Use of Antiretroviral Agents in HIV-1-Infected Adults and Adolescents
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3/22/04  "Notice to Readers: Protocols for Confirmation of Reactive Rapid HIV Tests," is now available at
   http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm5310a7.htm and at
   http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/PDF/wk/mm5310.pdf.  pdf logo
The PDF file contains graphics and figures and is a true representations of the hard copy of the MMWR.

3/12/04  CDC Releases Asian-Language HIV/AIDS, STD Materials
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3/11/04  Guide to HIV/AIDS-Related Social Security Benefits Now Available
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3/3/04  Harmless Virus Associated with Longer Life for Some HIV-Positive Men
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3/1/04  HHS Awards $595 Million for AIDS CARE in Major Urban Areas
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2/25/04  Scientists Find HIV-Blocking Protein in Monkeys
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2/22/04  Statement by Tommy G. Thompson Regarding the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief
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2/20/04  “Heterosexual Transmission of HIV --- 29 States, 1999—2002”, was published in the most recent issue of the MMWR, February 20, 2004
   http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm5306a3.htm.
It is also available in the Adobe Acrobat (PDF) file format at
    http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/PDF/wk/mm5306.pdf.  pdf logo The PDF file contains graphics and figures and is a true representations of the hard copy of the MMWR.

2/20/04  “Using the Internet for Partner Notification of Sexually Transmitted Diseases --- Los Angeles County, California, 2003”, was published in the most recent issue of the MMWR, February 20, 2004
   http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm5306a4.htm.
It is also available in the Adobe Acrobat (PDF) file format at
    http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/PDF/wk/mm5306.pdf.  pdf logo The PDF file contains graphics and figures and is a true representations of the hard copy of the MMWR.

2/18/04  ,Rapid HIV-1 Antibody Testing during Labor and Delivery for Women of Unknown HIV Status: A Practical Guide and Model Protocol is now available at
   http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/rapid_testing/rt-labor&delivery.htm.

2/6/04  Statement by Tommy G. Thompson Regarding National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness and Information Day
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2/5/04  Statement of Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, on National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness and Information Day--February 7, 2004
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2/5/04  National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness & Information Day Observed Feb. 7 -- Communities Nationwide Hold Events to Raise Awareness
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1/16/04  President Proposes Increase in Minority AIDS Funding -- 2005 Budget Also Includes ADAP expansion
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1/2/04  FDA Approval of New, 10 Minute Rapid HIV Test
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1/2/04  "Prenatal HIV Testing and Antiretroviral Prophylaxis at an Urban Hospital --- Atlanta, Georgia, 1997—2000," MMWR 2004 January 2; 52(51):1245-1248 is now available at
   http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm5251a1.htm

1/2/04  "Implementation of Named HIV Reporting --- New York City, 2001," MMWR 2004 January 2; 52(51):1248-1252 is now available at
   http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm5251a2.htm






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