JPMorgan gets some egg on its face, NJ’s Governor Chris Christie deep-sixes his state’s health exchange plan, and Facebook’s IPO rocks the markets. All this and more in this week’s Week in Pictures.
On May 10, a panel of federal health advisers for the Food and Drug Administration voted that the FDA should approve Truvada, a once-a-day retroviral, as a preventative treatment for people who are at high risk of contracting HIV, such as gay and bisexual men. The approval is a landmark development in the 30-year battle against the virus that causes AIDS. (AP Photo/Gilead Sciences)
Several hundred supporters rally in front of the New Jersey Statehouse in Trenton, N.J., Monday, May 14, 2012, on behalf of Dharun Ravi, the former Rutgers University student convicted of bias intimidation for using a webcam to see his roommate kissing another man. The 20-year-old was convicted in March and faces up to 10 years in prison. The case garnered national attention because his roommate, Tyler Clementi, killed himself in September 2010, just days after the spying. The case has drawn a national spotlight on two related problems: bullying and suicide. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius speaks during the Alzheimer’s Disease conference, Tuesday, May 15, 2012, at the National Institute of Health in Bethesda, Md. During the conference, long-term care insurance was raised – however briefly – as an option for caring for those with Alzheimer’s Disease. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)