Ground-breaking research that has led to two HIV positive patients going into remission in London and Berlin in the past few years could be expanded to Africa.
There’s been another step in the right direction in the fight against the HIV-Aids pandemic; renowned international HIV professor, Ravindra Gupta, says genetic differences between European and African patients has created a barrier for HIV remission on the continent.
More than 77 000 new people have tested HIV positive since January this year
High up in the hills above Hong Kong, Yip Ki-hok uses nothing but his bare hands to remove a honey-filled nest of swarming bees – a remarkable skill he learned after the hardship of China’s famine years.
Britain’s first national adviser for LGBT+ health has said the roll-out of a highly effective HIV prevention pill could save hundreds of thousands of pounds for the country’s publicly funded health authority.
The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS says it’s greatly encouraged by the news that an HIV-positive man has been functionally cured of HIV.
A patient in London has become the second person ever to be seemingly cured of HIV in the world.
AIDS emerged as a mysterious disease in the 1980s to spread across the world and claim millions of lives. For only the second time a patient has now been found in long-term remission — and most likely cured — from HIV, the virus that causes the disease.
An American man accused of leaking data of thousands of HIV-positive people in Singapore has been charged in the United States with possession and unlawful transfer of stolen documents, authorities said.
Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) Deputy President Floyd Shivambu says his party will pull all the stops to ensure that challenges faced by students at tertiary institutions are addressed.