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Factbox: Africa bears heavy AIDS burden, hope ahead

Sub-Saharan Africa remains the region most heavily burdened by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) that causes AIDS, but there are signs that efforts by the global health community and national governments are starting to slow the epidemic and may be able to turn it around. Full story

Usher to bring philanthropy to Grammys

   Usher tells Access his Pre-Grammy Party is a "celebration" for the collaboration of many people to bring awareness about AIDS in Africa.

Matthews honors Bush’s AIDS fight

   Hardball’s Chris Matthews explores the U.S. effort to “do the right thing” and combat AIDS in Africa.

Factbox: AIDS virus infects 33 million globally

A new report from the U.S. Institute of Medicine recommends that governments and non-profit groups fighting AIDS in Africa concentrate more on preventing new cases than on treating patients. Full story

Fighting AIDS in Africa

   CEO of (RED), Susan Smith-Ellis joins MJ to discuss, "The Lazarus Effect," which is a documentary airing on HBO which highlights funding and fighting AIDS in Africa.

Alicia Keys on charity event

   Alicia Keys hosts her annual Black Ball for her organization, Keep a Child Alive, which raises money and awareness for orphans with AIDS in Africa.

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