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World AIDS Forum Opens With Tribute for Plane Dead

Health & Wellness  (tags: World Aids forum, Malaysian Airliner, scientists, death, sadness, research, health, humans, disease, safety, science )

- 1373 days ago -
A six-day world forum on AIDS got under way on Sunday to tributes to six campaigners killed on Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 and fresh vows to crush a disease that has claimed twice as many lives as World War I.

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Rose Becke (141)
Sunday July 20, 2014, 5:06 pm
It was very moving

Lona G (80)
Sunday July 20, 2014, 5:16 pm
I hope for all the AIDS/HIV patients in poor countries that this senseless taking down of a commercial air plane will not become the butterfly that flaps its wings in the Amazonian jungle, and subsequently a storm ravages - in this case - their hopes on a life-saving drug. The AIDS research and activists community has been dealt a heavy blow with the death of these campaigners and scientists.

Ulane V (48)
Monday July 21, 2014, 12:18 am
It was such a tragedy,hope it will not slow down AIDS research too much.

Millie O'Connor (147)
Monday July 21, 2014, 1:22 am
Noted. Thanks, Carrie. What a huge loss of so many innocent lives. Those responsible for this tragedy need to pay for this.

Winn A (179)
Monday July 21, 2014, 7:10 am
Noted - Such a tragedy.

Maria Teresa Schollhorn (42)
Tuesday July 22, 2014, 2:07 am
Such a tragedy! Thanks Carrie.

Katherine May Williams (0)
Tuesday July 22, 2014, 7:01 am
Noted. So, so sad. What a waste.

Nancy C (806)
Wednesday July 23, 2014, 5:59 am
Whether the tragedy was a mistake or a calculated event, justice must be served. Great strides have been made in the battle against aids thanks to many including Joep Lange, Jacqueline van Tongeren. rip
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