| Masters of Disasters
by Shana Naomi Krochmal
What does the AIDS epidemic have to do with the events of September
11? Nothing -- and everything. Shana Naomi Krochmal on a tale of two
tragedies, one hospital and a community of compassion.
| Hit Me, Baby, One More Time
by Tim Murphy
Even as they debunk a much-hyped case of superinfection,
researchers have finally launched a study to prove whether or not
HIVers can be "twice bitten" by their nasty bug. Meantime, torn between
courting drug resistance and playing it latex, HIV positive couples are
going on horse sense -- and, likely as not, barebacking.
| Pilgrim's Progress
by Mubarak Dahir
From his Islamic roots and Midwestern boyhood, through Middle East travels, crack addiction and AIDS, to September 11 and beyond, he has always looked for Allah. Meet Terry Mohammed Tahir, a Muslim for all seasons
by Denny Lee and Andy Humm
| Treatment Interruptus
by Richard Jeffreys
A leading STI researcher gives Rich Jeffreys the scoop on the good
(hydroxyurea increases CD4s during drug breaks), the bad (most drug
holidayers won't contain viral load) and the experimental (Dermavir, a
therapeutic vaccine). The STI score? Promises and limitations in a tie.
| Darkness at Noon
by Doug Ireland
When the planes hit the towers, more than America's innocence was
lost. Doug Ireland reports on the end of AIDS as a public issue.
| Stranger in a Strange Land
by Dr. Arthur Fox
After the attacks, many HIVers felt guilty, ashamed and alienated.
Dr. Arthur Fox reports on what they can offer a wounded nation.