"HOW SHALL WE THEN LIVE?" Francis Schaeffer

Monday, October 17, 2005

Russians and HIV/AIDS

Is anybody really surprised?  The lifespan of the Russian male continues to diminish.  Drugs, alcohol, overt and subtle suicide – a country where God and hope were abandoned decades past.   Now THIS

MOSCOW (AFP) - Almost one in 150 people in Russia lives with
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"HIV infection in the Russian Federation has acquired an epidemic character," the
United Nations Development Agency said Monday.
According to a UNDA statement, 860,000 people live with HIV/AIDS in Russia, which has a population of about 148 million.
For so many people in so many countries death and despair appear to be their lives and their fate.  It need not be that way.

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