The 13-year-old lion was not only a tourist favorite, but also, a research animal. The beloved lion was being studied by the Oxford University Conservation Unit.
Twenty five thousand AIDS experts and activists will descend on Washington DC this weekend for the International Aids Conference.
It’s the world’s largest conference on HIV/AIDS, and the first time in a generation that it’s been held on American soil.
Advancements in treatment have made HIV a manageable disease in the U.S. The rate of infection has remained steady over the last decade or so, but there are hot spots in some urban areas such as Washington DC, where the infection rate rivals many African countries.