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2002-07-08

AIDS Conference Opens Amid Controversy

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The world’s biggest conference on AIDS began amid controversy in Barcelona on Sunday as protesters chanted throughout the opening ceremony.

Meanwhile, the US pharmaceutical company VaxGen says a vaccine against Aids could be available within five years.

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  • John Riley, reporter for New York Pacifica Station WBAI’s Health Action and activist with Act UP–NY.

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