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Larry Kramer, author known for his AIDS activism, dead at age 84

Kramer, who co-founded the ACT UP movement that made AIDS a national issue, died of pneumonia after enduring illness for much of his life, including his own battle with AIDS.

By REUTERS
27/05/2020
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Lessons learned from other Pandemics in the Jewish community

While there are stark contrasts between today’s coronavirus pandemic and HIV/AIDS epidemic, Jewish law gives us a road map that applies to both.

By LINDA S. HAASE/JTA
02/04/2020
Clinical trial of HIV vaccine halted after failing to show benefit

"Research continues on other approaches to a safe and effective HIV vaccine, which I still believe can be achieved," Fauci said in a statement.

04/02/2020
First in Israel: Medical centers shine red to mark world AIDS day

The largest medical centers in Israel – Sourasky, Sheba, Hadassah-University and Rambam Medical Centers – will illuminate their main buildings in red, marking World AIDS Day

A cure for HIV? Gilead VP says one in development

“We have chosen to work with the community to fight the stigma of being HIV positive in a number of ways.”

Volkswagen beetle cars drive in a file during a "World AIDS Day 2015" rally
Global deaths from AIDS reduced drastically, UN reports

"The enormous achievements in the response to HIV in recent decades is one of the best examples of multilateralism in action," said the president of the UN General Assembly.

03/06/2019
3D print of HIV surface protein gp120. An antibody also is attached at the top (green and blue). Whe
Groundbreaking study finds HIV treatment makes AIDS ’untransmittable’

According to the study, there were no cases of transmission of the infection to the HIV-negative partner during sex without a condom because the virus was being suppressed by the drugs.

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Israeli researchers find AIDS drug also helps stroke patients

It became clear, for the first time, that one of the drugs given to AIDS patients contributes to improving the cognitive ability of patients suffering from stroke and traumatic head injuries as well.

By MAAYAN HARONI/MAARIV
11/04/2019
3D print of HIV surface protein gp120. An antibody also is attached at the top (green and blue). Whe
A cure for HIV? London man may be second patient cured of the disease

Some 12 years ago, U.S. citizen Timothy Ray Brown was treated in Germany. Since then, he has seen no trace of HIV.

The lasting stigma of being HIV-positive

"In three years, I’ll have lived longer with it than without it. If they find a cure while I’m still alive, I think I’ll be in for an identity crisis." Today Kanevsky gives lectures to teens.

By CARMIT SAPIR VITZ
09/02/2019
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