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A popular term for an incident in which French authorities delayed approving the American test for HIV, pending development of an equivalent French one, resulting in countless haemophiliacs becoming infected by HIV
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The hyper-co-option of identities via design has led to a melding of messages, and to a slew of commercials that read like actions that read like ads: a poster portraying Ronald Reagan as a PWA, for example, is easily confused with the sickly Day-Glo AIDsgate Reagan poster designed by the Silence=Death Project in 1987, but is actually by United Colors of Benetton.
Meanwhile, outside the meeting, protesters carrying "AIDSgate' signs rallied against the administration's AIDS policies.