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Stigma, sexual violence hinder progress in fight against HIV

Stigma and sexual violence hinder progress in the fight against HIV

National director of the Aids HealthCare Foundation, Dr Samuel Kinyanjui, said irrational attitudes and the perpetuation of negative judgments against people with or at risk of HIV discourage them from getting tested, accessing health care and to adhere to treatment. [File, Standard] Stigma and sexual violence are among the major issues that continue to hamper …

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HIV vaccine candidate induces immune response in early clinical trial: “An important step forward” |  CNN

HIV vaccine candidate induces immune response in early clinical trial: “An important step forward” | CNN

CNN — An experimental HIV vaccine has been shown to induce broadly neutralizing antibody precursors among a small group of volunteers in a phase 1 study. The results suggest that a two-dose regimen of the vaccine, given at eight weeks of interval, may elicit immune responses against human immunodeficiency virus. The results of the clinical …

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Health Care - HHS Enables People Living With Hepatitis B, HIV To Join Public Service

Health Care – HHS Enables People Living With Hepatitis B, HIV To Join Public Service

Do you have a “cloak and dagger attitude”? A “general aura of badassery”? Then you might just be the right person to be NYC’s new “Rat Czar.” Today in health, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) marked World AIDS Day by changing its eligibility policy to include people with Hepatitis B and HIV …

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Twenty years later, HIV activist still fights for access to cheaper drugs - Health Policy Watch

Twenty years later, HIV activist still fights for access to cheaper drugs – Health Policy Watch

fatima hassan “The reason we brought the case is because we saw the ‘Lazarus’ drugs. We’ve seen them work for people in the United States. We saw them working for people in Europe,” Hassan said. “We have seen what Brazilian and Thai activists are doing to try to put in place mandatory measures for their …

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Miracles Start in the Lab: The Quest for a Vaccine to Cure AIDS

Miracles Start in the Lab: The Quest for a Vaccine to Cure AIDS

To commemorate World AIDS Day, News Medical spoke with Dr. Larry Corey, internationally renowned expert in virology, immunology and vaccine development, and former president and director of Fred Hutch, about his work in the field. HIV/AIDS research and vaccine development. Can you introduce yourself and tell us about your experience in virology, immunology and vaccine …

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As STDS proliferate, companies are rushing to market home test kits.  But are they reliable?

As STDS proliferate, companies are rushing to market home test kits. But are they reliable?

Among the most remarkable legacies of the covid-19 pandemic is how quickly federal regulators, the health care industry, and consumers moved to make home testing a reliable tool to manage a health crisis. public health. But that fast-track approach is missing from another less publicized epidemic: an explosion of sexually transmitted diseases that can cause …

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