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New AIDS Strain Worries Health Officials

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New AIDS Strain Worries Health Officials

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New AIDS Strain Worries Health Officials

New AIDS Strain Worries Health Officials

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A rare, highly drug-resistant strain of the AIDS virus has been detected in a New York patient. The speed with which the man developed full-blown AIDS syptoms worries scientists and health officials. New York City Health Commissioner Thomas Frieden outlines what the city is doing in response.