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AIDS conference: another dose of junket medicine

BMJ 2008; 337 doi: (Published 06 August 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;337:a1191
  1. Deborah Cohen, features editor, BMJ
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    Ballet dancers, colourful artistic costumes, the pop star Annie Lennox—there’s even a place where celebs can have their hair coiffed under the banner “Hairstylists against AIDS.”

    No, this isn’t the latest summer arts festival with a conscience, as might be conceived by the London Assembly, but the two yearly August AIDS junket known this year simply as “Mexico.” No more explanation needed. And before you say that this is just sour grapes—I’m stuck looking at the …

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