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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Op-Ed | It’s time for Africa to be the change

Op-Ed | It’s time for Africa to be the change

Uwa’s story is the one we speak of today. But there have been many before her, and we hope that she will be the last.
Matiangai Sirleaf, assistant professor of law at Pitt, discusses the effect that the Ebola virus has on West African countries as part of Pitt’s Critical Research on Africa Lecture Series. (Photo by Divyanka Bhatia | Staff Photographer)

Professor proposes use of law to tackle infectious diseases

By Briana Canady | For The Pitt News February 16, 2018

Matiangai Sirleaf has represented plaintiffs in numerous international human rights cases litigated in federal courts. Now, as an assistant professor of law at Pitt, she plans to use her legal expertise...

HIV timeline

HIV timeline

By TNS December 3, 2014

HIV/AIDS timeline: key events and breakthroughs; new milestone in HIV research: an experimental HIV vaccine has for the first time cut the risk of infection by nearly a third. 

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