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Don't criminalize all HIV patients for not disclosing status: advocates

Don't criminalize all HIV patients for not disclosing status: advocates
- Advocacy groups are calling on provinces to follow the Justice Department's directive to stop unjustly prosecuting HIV-positive people ...

Trump Is a Hypocrite on HIV, Activists Say

Trump Is a Hypocrite on HIV, Activists Say
- There's a report circulating that Trump's State of the Union speech Tuesday night will include a plan to end the HIV epidemic by 2030 — but to ...

HIV non-disclosure laws perpetuate social injustices against women in Canada

HIV non-disclosure laws perpetuate social injustices against women in Canada
- People living with HIV in Canada can be charged with aggravated sexual assault and be registered as sexual offenders if they do not disclose their ...

HIV-1 protein suppresses immune response more broadly than thought

HIV-1 protein suppresses immune response more broadly than thought
- Scientists have revealed how a protein produced by HIV-1 plays a broader role in suppressing the immune system's response to infection than ...

New clues to controlling HIV found

New clues to controlling HIV found
HIV adapts to the human immune system by altering its sequence to evade helpful antiviral T cells, they said. “So to develop an effective HIV vaccine, ...

HIV Infection Raises Risk of Death for Patients with Hepatocellular Carcinoma

HIV Infection Raises Risk of Death for Patients with Hepatocellular Carcinoma
HIV significantly increases the risk of death in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), according to a new study. The findings add clarity and ...

Trump used to brag about forcing women to take HIV tests. Now he wants to eliminate its spread.

Trump used to brag about forcing women to take HIV tests. Now he wants to eliminate its spread.
- 1997, the same year that President Bill Clinton challenged the nation to develop a vaccine for HIV within a decade, Trump, the real estate ...

Trump Wants to Fight HIV? Do the Opposite of What Pence Did.

Trump Wants to Fight HIV? Do the Opposite of What Pence Did.
- As new HIV cases burned like wildfire through rural Indiana in early 2015, then-Gov. Mike Pence went home to pray about a decision ...