May 15, 2013
Jane Fowler writes an article about persons living with HIV over 50 for the magazine Positive Living . Jane was diagnosed at the age of 55 and was the co-chair of the National Association of HIV over Fifty.
Another magazine, Mothering, has a cover article called "HIV-Positive Moms Say No to AIDS Drug." In the cover photo Christine Maggiore, a well-known AIDS denialist who questioned her own HIV-positive diagnosis, posed pregnant alongside her husband and son, who'd repeatedly tested HIV negative. The baby she gave birth to, Eliza Jane, was never tested for HIV; she died in 2005 of Pneumocystis pneumonia. Maggiore herself passed away in late 2008.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services releases "A Guide to the Clinical Care of Women With HIV," the first manual specifically written about medical care for HIV-positive women.
After six years as the irector of the National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, Dr. Helene Gayle resigns to become the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation's senior advisor on HIV.
Additional reporting was provided by Mathew Rodriguez, editorial project manager for TheBody.com and TheBodyPRO.com.Check out the other slide shows in the series:
For a more complete timeline in text only, check out A Timeline of Women Living With HIV: Past, Present and Future, by Terri Wilder.
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