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80% of Americans say HIV is serious national issue: 4 poll findings

80% of Americans say HIV is serious national issue: 4 poll findings
- Eighty percent of Americans view the HIV epidemic as a serious national issue, according to a recent poll from the Kaiser Family Foundation.

Over 16000 Ethiopians die of HIV/AIDS every year – Study

Over 16000 Ethiopians die of HIV/AIDS every year – Study
- revealed that there were some 16,000 new cases of HIV/AIDS annually, while the virus caused in excess of 16,000 deaths every year.

Sydney man becomes seventh worldwide to contract HIV despite taking preventative medication

Sydney man becomes seventh worldwide to contract HIV despite taking preventative medication
- A 27-year-old Sydney man recently became the second Australian to contract HIV despite taking an anti-retroviral medication (PrEP) which offers a ...

Opioid overdose deaths are rising among people with HIV in the United States

Opioid overdose deaths are rising among people with HIV in the United States
- A growing number of people with HIV in the US are dying from opioid overdoses, according to a presentation at the Conference on Retroviruses and ...

We Can't End The HIV Epidemic In America Without Unity

We Can't End The HIV Epidemic In America Without Unity
- Most modern epidemics end with a vaccine or a cure. HIV has neither. We are betting on a biomedical solution that has a huge behavioral mountain to ...

HIV cases reported in Taiwan in 2018 dropped 20% compared to 2017

HIV cases reported in Taiwan in 2018 dropped 20% compared to 2017
HIV cases reported in Taiwan in 2018 dropped 20 percent compared to the previous year, indicating success in treating ...

US begins organ transplants from living donors who have HIV

US begins organ transplants from living donors who have HIV
- Surgeons in Baltimore have performed what's thought to be the world's first kidney transplant from a living donor with HIV, ...

Three Philadelphia dental clinics may have exposed patients to HIV, officials say

Three Philadelphia dental clinics may have exposed patients to HIV, officials say
- Three dental clinics were shut down in Philadelphia because of conditions that may have exposed patients to diseases such as HIV, said the city's ...