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A logo is pictured on the World Health Organization (WHO) headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.
WHO testing interim data from COVID-19 trial on HIV drugs

The WHO stopped the arm testing hydroxychloroquine as a treatment for COVID-19 patients, after studies indicated it showed no benefit in those who have the disease.

By REUTERS
18/06/2020
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.

Woman given IV drip used by HIV patient at Kaplan Medical Center

The HIV patient gave birth as well, after the mistake was discovered the woman was taken off the IV drip.

3D print of HIV surface protein gp120. An antibody also is attached at the top (green and blue). Whe
Ministry of Health: Increase in Israeli women diagnosed with HIV

Country-of-origin data in the ministry’s study showed 38% of the subjects with the condition came from the former Soviet Union and that 28% were Israeli-born.

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
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