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Iraq records first case of HIV infection in 2019

Iraq records first case of HIV infection in 2019
- Iraqi health authorities recently recorded 2019's first case of HIV in a city in the southern province of al-Qadisiyyah, according ...

Study finds faulty USA's HIV testing kits provided to Africa

Study finds faulty USA's HIV testing kits provided to Africa
- This came after the two agencies acknowledged that they have been providing faulty HIV testing kits which have possibly given many people wrong ...

Six innovative models for PrEP services

Six innovative models for PrEP services
- It has been instrumental in expanding access to HIV treatment in African ... It set up a Collaborative Drug Therapy Agreement with an HIV specialist ...

Study Identifies Viral Decision-Making Factors in Latent HIV Reservoirs

Study Identifies Viral Decision-Making Factors in Latent HIV Reservoirs
- Research efforts have targeted latent HIV reservoirs as a potential way to guide future treatments. In a new study published in Cell Reports, the ...

S. Korea's human rights body chides hospital for denying service to HIV-positive person

S. Korea's human rights body chides hospital for denying service to HIV-positive person
- South Korea's human rights watchdog said a hospital's choice to deny a medical checkup to an HIV-positive person at its health screening ...

World's biggest gay app closed to new members after HIV scare

World's biggest gay app closed to new members after HIV scare
- The world's largest gay dating app has come under fire, after a report claimed that underage users had caught HIV after meeting via the platform.

Racial Disparities in HIV and Syphilis Vary Widely by State

Racial Disparities in HIV and Syphilis Vary Widely by State
- Black and Hispanic men who have sex with men (MSM) tend to have higher rates—sometimes much higher rates—of HIV and syphilis than their white ...

The right time to check for HIV

The right time to check for HIV
- Anybody who has sex with a person who is HIV positive or whose HIV status is unknown, is advised to see a doctor for not only advice but also for a ...