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    • zionist forever
    • 30.11.11 | 11:13 (IST)

    In the US it took 20 years to educate people and even now there is still a a stigma attached to AIDS in the US & Europe, it may not be what it once was but there is still a stigma. In the US there is also more money to spend on large drug cocktails than there is in Israel. It might be taking Israel a little longer to catch up to the US but don't condemn it for it because culture is different, education about it is different and there is also not the same kind of money to spend on drugs. Israel at least tries to help AIDS sufferers, can the same be said about the arabs or Iran? For all its flaws Israel is trying its just going to take time.

    from the article: How Israel stigmatizes and mistreats AIDS sufferers
    First published 03:55 30.11.11 | Last updated 03:55 30.11.11
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