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Most new HIV cases are transmitted by people who are undiagnosed or untreated, CDC says

Most new HIV cases are transmitted by people who are undiagnosed or untreated, CDC says
- The majority of new HIV infections in the United States -- 80 percent -- are transmitted by people who don't know they have the virus or by people who ...

Undiagnosed, untreated HIV patients responsible for 81% of new transmissions

Undiagnosed, untreated HIV patients responsible for 81% of new transmissions
- Individuals who didn't know they had HIV or knew but were not receiving care accounted for 81 percent of HIV transmissions in 2016, according to ...

Nearly four in 10 US HIV infections from people unaware of infection

Nearly four in 10 US HIV infections from people unaware of infection
Almost 40 percent of new HIV cases in the US occur because people do not know they are infected, while a similar proportion know ...

Child panel officials meet HIV positive boy

Child panel officials meet HIV positive boy
- After the treatment of TB, HIV treatment will be started. Meanwhile, the Panchkula CWC will be asked to start the HIV treatment of the girl at the PGI, ...

Violence against women is overlooked in its role in opioid epidemic

Violence against women is overlooked in its role in opioid epidemic
- the early 90s, I was among a few social scientists who identified intimate partner violence as a major risk factor for HIV risk behaviors and ...

Chinese scientists find protein that curbs HIV spread

Chinese scientists find protein that curbs HIV spread
- The protein, P-selectin glycoprotein ligand 1 (PSGL-1), can inhibit HIV reverse transcription and effectively block its viral infectivity, according to the ...

Kentucky adds health workers to attack rising HIV infections; will start in NKY

Kentucky adds health workers to attack rising HIV infections; will start in NKY
- The program will start in Northern Kentucky because of an HIV surge noted in 2017. The region's HIV cases jumped 84 percent in 2017, with 46 cases ...

Supporting HIV Networks Is Vital To Eradicate The Virus By 2030

Supporting HIV Networks Is Vital To Eradicate The Virus By 2030
- The Sero Project, a network of people with HIV and allies fighting for freedom from stigma and injustice, is particularly focused on ending inappropriate ...