Dr. Wolfgang Harth in the studio
Time magazine's prestigious "Person of the Year" title has been awarded collectively to healthcare workers treating the Ebola epidemic. The medical staff have been praised for their "tireless acts of courage and mercy."
Gay men in the US can already get prescriptions a drug as effective as condoms in preventing the transmission of HIV. Many wonder why Europeans cannot do the same.
One of the men responsible for discovering the Ebola virus has accused the WHO of taking too long to respond to the most recent epidemic.
Health professionals have marked World AIDS Day by calling for redoubled efforts despite signs that treatment is giving relief to millions of sufferers. Sub-Saharan Africa remains the worst hit by the 30-year pandemic.
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