Tag: AIDS

Equalize global HIV response global : WHO

December 2, 2022
Equalize global HIV response global : WHO

In recognition of World AIDS Day on December 1, the World Health Organization (WHO) brings into focus and addresses inequalities in HIV response, which it has stated is critical to achieving the global goal of ending AIDS by 2030. Despite […]

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Scientists advance therapeutic strategy to potentially eliminate HIV

January 17, 2022

A new combination therapy was shown to remove 40% of cells with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) lurking in infected mice. There are currently 38 million people living with HIV worldwide, and an estimated 36 million deaths due to HIV-related […]

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HIV Patient Zero absolved from being the “father” of AIDS outbreak in the US

October 31, 2016

Gaëtan Dugas, a French-Canadian homosexual flight attendant, who was a relatively early HIV patient and AIDS activist was widely blamed for starting the epidemic in the US and dubbed as Patient Zero. But a new study exonerates him from all […]

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Bone marrow transplants: A cure for HIV?

July 27, 2012

The cure for HIV may be at hand as two HIV-infected men who underwent bone marrow transplant appeared to be cured of the virus. During the 29th AIDS conference, Dr Daniel Kuritzkes, Chief of Infectious Diseases at Brigham and Women’s […]

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