News Roundup – July 26

Once a week we try to post a collection of HIV related stories we encounter on the Internet and find interesting.

In this roundup: Larry Kramer’s interview in Parade, Greece reinstates forced HIV testing, the President’s Executive Order establishing the HIV Care Continuum Initiative, the FDA’s Blood Donor Ban, HIV criminalization law, and the death of longtime activist Gunther Freehill

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Sen. Frank Lautenberg Dies At Age 89

Frank R. Lautenberg, New Jersey’s longest-serving U.S. senator, died Monday at 89 of viral pneumonia, his office said. The oldest member of the Senate and its last World War II veteran, Lautenberg had struggled with health problems since late last year, when he missed several weeks of votes because of what he said was flu and bronchitis. Lautenberg was considered one of the Senate’s most liberal members, and was the author of the the Ryan White Care Act, which provides services… Read more