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From coming out to being HIV positive -- Parents, son come to understanding

From coming out to being HIV positive -- Parents, son come to understanding
- When Jake Wassermann came out as homosexual to his family, they were immediately supportive. "Relatives and friends were ...

Homeless with HIV: SF General program aims to help those most vulnerable

Homeless with HIV: SF General program aims to help those most vulnerable
- San Francisco has made remarkable strides against HIV over the past half decade: New infection numbers are the lowest since the start of the ...

Progress in the fight against HIV

Progress in the fight against HIV
- 2018 was a big year in the fight against HIV. Doctors who treat the virus say we have come a long way in prevention and treatment, but still have work ...

Where HIV Treatment is Failing the Homeless in San Francisco, A New Clinic Steps In

Where HIV Treatment is Failing the Homeless in San Francisco, A New Clinic Steps In
- Viral suppression drugs have made HIV a survivable disease for many, but there is a major discrepancy when it comes to people who are marginally ...

Nearly four in 10 HIV spreaders in US unaware of infection

Nearly four in 10 HIV spreaders in US unaware of infection
- Mar 19 Almost 40 per cent of new HIV cases in the US occur because people do not know they are infected, while a similar proportion ...

The Mexican Government Is Risking the Lives of Gay Men by Cutting HIV Funding

The Mexican Government Is Risking the Lives of Gay Men by Cutting HIV Funding
- For years, diverse civil society organizations have worked side by side with the federal government of Mexico in order to carry out HIV prevention and ...

Most New HIV Cases Stem From People Undiagnosed or Untreated

Most New HIV Cases Stem From People Undiagnosed or Untreated
- About 80% of new HIV infections in the United States occur in about 40% of people who either don't know they are infected or are not receiving HIV ...

Nigeria Records 1 Million Less HIV Prevalence

Nigeria Records 1 Million Less HIV Prevalence
- President Muhammadu Buhari has unveiled the 2018 Nigeria HIV/AIDS Indicator and Impact Survey (NAIIS), noting with delight that less Nigerians are ...