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A paramedic takes a blood sample from a baby for an HIV test in Larkana, Pakistan, on May 9. The government has been offering screenings in response to an HIV outbreak. Rizwan Tabassum/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Surgeons at Johns Hopkins perform a transplant using an HIV-positive organ. Courtesy of Johns Hopkins Medical hide caption

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"The father of my children died from HIV and that gave me a lot of problems. I cried. There are still people who stay away. They are afraid and they talk among themselves, always pointing their fingers at me. Sometimes I think, maybe I should have died. But then I say no, life is still beautiful. I will continue to drink my medication." –Medina, Port-au-Prince, Haiti, 2014 Medina/Courtesy of Through Positive Eyes hide caption

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She's a mother talking to another mother — and both are HIV-positive. That's the mentoring role played by Phelokazi Tinzi, who works for mothers2mothers in South Africa. Anders Kelto/NPR hide caption

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