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HIV in Lebanon: What you need to know

HIV in Lebanon: What you need to know
- By the end of November 2018, the total number of people living with HIV/AIDS in Lebanon was estimated to be 2366 by the National AIDS ...

UNAIDS reports mixed progress towards reaching the 2020 target of reducing TB deaths among ...

UNAIDS reports mixed progress towards reaching the 2020 target of reducing TB deaths among ...
- World Health Organization estimates show that, globally, TB deaths among people living with HIV have fallen by 42% since 2010, from 520 000 down ...

Education and HIV incidence among girls in Africa – a strong association but still no evidence of ...

Education and HIV incidence among girls in Africa – a strong association but still no evidence of ...
- Education is a critical component of young women's health and empowerment programmes – but we need to be careful not to assume an immediate ...

How to Handle Potentially False-Positive HIV Test Results During Pregnancy

How to Handle Potentially False-Positive HIV Test Results During Pregnancy
- Pregnant women frequently undergo successive rapid-result HIV testing to determine status, but there currently aren't any clear guidelines for how ...

Maternal antibody transfer in HIV-1 infected women and impact on infant health

Maternal antibody transfer in HIV-1 infected women and impact on infant health
- Children born to human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) infected women are more vulnerable to infections and are more likely to die even when ...

HIV Remains Persistent Problem In Missouri — Especially In Rural Areas

HIV Remains Persistent Problem In Missouri — Especially In Rural Areas
- The number of new HIV cases in Missouri is on the rise — and a disproportionately large number are in rural counties. The Centers for Disease ...

An Australian Man Who Was Using PrEP 'On Demand' Has Contracted HIV

An Australian Man Who Was Using PrEP 'On Demand' Has Contracted HIV
- For years now, PrEP has been a highly effective tool in the HIV prevention toolbox, not just for gay men but for all at-risk groups. The pill, also referred ...

Clinical trial for sickle cell using HIV to cure the disease

Clinical trial for sickle cell using HIV to cure the disease
- We take the HIV envelope and we take out the letter that actually encodes for the bad stuff, the virus, but we leave the envelope that allows it to get ...