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New study advances HIV prevention method, expanding treatment options

Promising research supports an injection once every two months, over a daily pill, to prevent HIV infections, especially among women, who are twice as likely to get HIV as men in their age group.

By REUTERS
15/11/2020
3D print of HIV surface protein gp120. An antibody also is attached at the top (green and blue). Whe

First patient cured of HIV dies after cancer relapse

More than 37 million people worldwide are currently infected with HIV, and the AIDS pandemic has killed about 35 million people since it began in the 1980s.

By REUTERS
30/09/2020
California

Some of Disney's most successful hit songs have a Jewish background

Ashman, who wrote songs for the Little Mermaid, Aladdin, The Beauty and the Beast, died of AIDS at the age of 40. In 2018, Disney released a documentary film about Ashman's life, titled Howard.

Study predicts surge in HIV, TB and malaria deaths amid COVID-19 pandemic

The United Nations AIDS agency and the WHO warned last week of stock shortages, with more than a third of the world's countries already saying they are at risk of running of antiretrovirals.

By REUTERS
14/07/2020
3D print of HIV surface protein gp120. An antibody also is attached at the top (green and blue). Whe

Case of HIV patient in remission raises hopes for future AIDS cure

The intensified treatment was halted after 48 weeks, doctors said on Tuesday, and 57 weeks later his HIV DNA in cells and his HIV antibody test remain negative.

By REUTERS
07/07/2020
Antiretroviral drugs to treat HIV infection spill out of a pill bottle.

Israeli HIV drug used to treat coronavirus patients in Congo

Local researchers in Republic of the Congo note improvement among HIV patients with COVID-19, conduct small trial that confirms outcome

By MAYA MARGIT/THE MEDIA LINE
07/05/2020
AIDS Ribbon

AIDS, HIV conferences canceled and due to coronavirus

Over 37 million people are currently living with HIV, and 32 million have lost their lives to AIDS, according to the World Health Organization.

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

Thai doctors say cocktail of flu, HIV drugs can help fight coronavirus

Chinese health officials have already been administering the HIV and flu drugs to fight the coronavirus. The use of the three together in a cocktail seemed to improve the treatment.

By REUTERS
02/02/2020
Taking blood for an HIV test [illustrative]

Iranian health workers infect hundreds, including kids, with HIV - report

On Saturday, large groups of the affected townspeople, along with their loved ones and supporters, stormed the Friday Prayer Imam's office and set it ablaze.

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