The first in-home HIV test is announced; experts discuss PPACA at the Mississippi Health Care Reform Summit at Mississippi College; Angela Merkel gets a cold welcome in Athens; Christine Lagarde throws her hands up and the country braces for the Vice Presidential Debate. This and more in this week’s Week in Pictures.
Health care law and compliance attorney Ashley Gillihan explains upcoming changes required by the federal health care overhaul to businesses at the the Mississippi Health Care Reform Summit at Mississippi College in Clinton, Miss., Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012. The day long summit dealt with the current status of employer provided health care as well specific changes and their effect on businesses. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
A banner with the picture of the German Chancellor Angela Merkel is seen during a protest in front of the parliament in Athens,Tuesday Oct. 9, 2012. Merkel got a hostile reception from many ordinary Greeks Tuesday when she flew into Athens on her first visit to the country since its debt crisis erupted three years ago. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
OraSure Technologies and Earvin “Magic” Johnson gets interviewed at the announcement of the nationwide availability of OraQuick® In-Home HIV Test, the first and only rapid over-the-counter (OTC) HIV test on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012 in New York. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Invision for OraQuick/AP Images)