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How did Kenya build Africa's largest PrEP programme?

How did Kenya build Africa's largest PrEP programme?
- Around 25000 people are taking PrEP in Kenya, making it Africa's largest PrEP programme, ahead of South Africa (9000 people), Uganda (4000) and ...

Scientists are looking at this African plant as a possible natural treatment for HIV

Scientists are looking at this African plant as a possible natural treatment for HIV
- Recent studies on HIV and AIDS have found that a plant native to Africa could potentially be used as a natural treatment for the ...

There is not a cure for HIV yet, but there is an effective treatment for reducing the likelihood

There is not a cure for HIV yet, but there is an effective treatment for reducing the likelihood
- Researchers from the university and KuntePharma, travel to X country in Africa and ask 200 pregnant HIV-positive mothers there to participate in a trial ...

Chinese HIV experiment prompts call for gene-editing controls

Chinese HIV experiment prompts call for gene-editing controls
- A controversial Chinese experiment aiming to produce HIV-immune children has prompted New Zealand scientists to call for tighter controls around ...

Only 1 in 4 sexually active Zambian boys know their HIV status, says UNICEF

Only 1 in 4 sexually active Zambian boys know their HIV status, says UNICEF
- UNICEF says that only 1 in 4 sexually active boys in Zambia know their HIV status. And UNICEF has revealed that out of the more than 42,000 young ...

HIV cases increased 4 percent in Connecticut in 2017

HIV cases increased 4 percent in Connecticut in 2017
- The state Department of Public Health recently released the HIV figures, which show that 281 people were newly diagnosed with the virus in 2017.

Wisconsin HIV infections stabilizing over years

Wisconsin HIV infections stabilizing over years
HIV is a virus spread through certain bodily fluids that attacks the body's immune system. Left untreated, HIV will eventually compromise the immune ...

HIV, syphilis coinfection increases risk for ocular syphilis

HIV, syphilis coinfection increases risk for ocular syphilis
- Patients coinfected with HIV and syphilis are nearly twice as likely to experience symptoms of ocular syphilis compared with patients without HIV, ...