Human Trials for Genetically Engineered HIV Vaccine by Next Summer
Scientists at Oregon Health Sciences University have developed an HIV vaccine that utilizes a type of Herpes virus as it's backbone to safely confer HIV immunity. Human trials are expected to run in the summer of 2017.
Operation INFEKTION- the KGB propaganda about the HIV/AIDS virus being biological weapon created by the U.S.
"Our friends in Moscow call it ‘dezinformatsiya.’ Our enemies in America call it ‘active measures,’ and I, dear friends, call it ' my favorite pastime." -
Africa gets generic version of most effective HIV drug | The Citizen
Kenya has already started rolling out the new drug, which will initially be provided for free to 27 000 people living with HIV.
World Health Organization Calls Preventative HIV PrEP Drug an Essential Medicine
Truvada, the first prophylactic HIV drug on the market, could have the greatest impact in helping to fight the global HIV/AIDS pandemic.
Charlize Theron: HIV Transmitted By Sexism, Not Sex
More than 18,000 scientists, health advocates, and donors attended the Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) Summit held in South Africa on Monday to discuss recent roadblocks and potential threats to successfully fighting the disease. The five-day International AIDS Conference was first held 16 years ago, after Nelson Mandela had urged leaders to fight against the […]
Orlando Shooting: Should Curbs on Blood Donations from Gay Men Be Lifted?
The FDA restriction on blood donations by men who are sexually active with other men is scrutinized following a June 12 shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando.
A letter to an 11-year-old Aids activist who shamed South Africa's president
As Durban hosts the international Aids conference again, Anso Thom remembers Nkosi Johnson, whose speech in 2000 criticised Thabo Mbeki’s government in front of thousands
Estimates of global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and mortality of HIV, 1980–2015: the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015
Estimates of global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and mortality of HIV, 1980–2015: the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015. Full-size image (438 K)
A cure for HIV: what science knows, and what it doesn't
Antiretroviral therapy has revolutionised the lives of people living with HIV. In many countries, the life expectancy for someone living with the virus is now almost the same as someone who isn’t infected. But antiretroviral therapy is not a cure. When it is stopped, the virus rebounds within a few weeks in almost all infected individuals – even after many years of suppressive therapy.