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THE VIRTUAL VACCINE
A Ten-Point Plan to Reinvigorate Our National Commitment to HIV Prevention

July 20, 1998

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1. Increase Federal HIV Prevention Funding by Twenty-Five Percent to Stem the Rate of New Infections

2. Provide "Treatment on Request" to Help Stem the Twin Epidemics of Drug Abuse and AIDS

3. Launch National Roll-Out of Proven HIV Prevention Counseling

4. Make HIV Testing Safe, Swift and Simple

5. Use State of the Art Marketing to Sell Prevention

6. Put the AIDS Hotline On-Line to Reach Young People

7. "Do Ask, Do Tell" -- Launch Anti-Stigma and Healthy Living Campaign for People Living With HIV

8. The Surgeon General Should Launch Nationwide Campaign for HIV Prevention for Women and People of Color

9. Promote Physician Patient Dialogue About HIV Risks

10. Advance From the Virtual Vaccine to the Medical Vaccine




1. Increase Federal HIV Prevention Funding by Twenty-Five Percent to Stem the Rate of New Infections


2. Provide "Treatment on Request" to Help Stem the Twin Epidemics of Drug Abuse and AIDS


3. Launch National Roll-Out of Proven HIV Prevention Counseling


4. Make HIV Testing Safe, Swift and Simple


5. Use State of the Art Marketing to Sell Prevention


6. Put the AIDS Hotline On-Line to Reach Young People


7. "Do Ask, Do Tell" -- Launch Anti-Stigma and Healthy Living Campaign for People Living With HIV


8. The Surgeon General Should Launch Nationwide Campaign for HIV Prevention for Women and People of Color


9. Promote Physician Patient Dialogue About HIV Risks


10. Advance From the Virtual Vaccine to the Medical Vaccine




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