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AIDS activists hit hard by losses from downed Malaysian jet
AIDS activists hit hard by losses from downed Malaysian jet

AIDS activists, researchers and caregivers often gather to learn from each other, swap notes and look ahead at how to fight one of the greatest public health challenges of their lives. This year, the 20th International AIDS conference is being held in Melbourne, Australia, amid the grim news that some participants, including a top researcher, perished in the destruction of Malaysian Airline Flight 17 over the Ukraine. Investigators were still sorting through lists to identify all of the 298 passengers and crew who died on the Boeing 777 that was shot down Thursday in eastern Ukraine while en route from Amsterdam to Malaysia. More than half of the victims were identified as Dutch, and one...

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