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14 students with HIV expelled from school in Indonesia

14 students with HIV expelled from school in Indonesia
- Fourteen students with HIV have been expelled from a public elementary school in Indonesia following demands from parents of other ...

HIV prevention cascades could highlight gaps in prevention programmes

HIV prevention cascades could highlight gaps in prevention programmes
- A simple HIV prevention cascade could be a powerful tool for advocates, policy makers and funders, researchers argue in Lancet HIV. It could help us ...

Rawlings jabs Kufuor for causing high HIV prevalence in Ghana

Rawlings jabs Kufuor for causing high HIV prevalence in Ghana
- Former president Jerry John Rawlings has once again hit out at colleague former president, John Agyekum Kufuor, accusing him of being responsible ...

Venezuelans with HIV/AIDS dying due to lack of antiretroviral drugs

Venezuelans with HIV/AIDS dying due to lack of antiretroviral drugs
- People with HIV/AIDS in Venezuela are dying because of an acute lack of available antiretroviral drugs in the country, according to service providers ...

How our success with HIV might be bad news for STIs

How our success with HIV might be bad news for STIs
- To make matters worse, STIs increase the risk of HIV infection and transmission. This is because the body's response, which is meant to help fight the ...

Ways to make sex safer and prevent HIV, other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)

Ways to make sex safer and prevent HIV, other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)
-  Practicing safer sex is the key when it comes to preventing sexually transmitted diseases, or STIs. Having sexual intercourse means there ...

Will We Have A Single-Shot HIV Vaccine Soon?

Will We Have A Single-Shot HIV Vaccine Soon?
- Thirty-eight years ago, when the first cases of HIV started appearing in the United States, no one could have predicted the crisis that would ensue.

Study shows new drug remarkably stops HIV infection among people with high risk behavior

Study shows new drug remarkably stops HIV infection among people with high risk behavior
- After sleepless nights conducting research, a team of Australian medics has discovered and successfully tested a drug with the ability of stopping HIV ...