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Patient in London becomes second person cured of HIV

5 March 2019, 6:02 PM

A patient in London has become the second person ever to be seemingly cured of HIV in the world.

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Second HIV remission patient ignites cure hope

5 March 2019, 2:17 PM

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.

Fury at HIV data leak in conservative Singapore

10 February 2019, 10:05 PM

Rico has lived with HIV for almost a decade, confiding in only a small number of people in socially conservative Singapore, fearful of the reaction.

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SAMA concerned over loss of qualified doctors

17 January 2019, 5:56 AM

SAMA has raised concerns over the loss of qualified doctors to other countries due to the Health Department’s inability to provide them with jobs.

A nurse holds a glass containing a cocktail of HIV/AIDS drugs for a patient at Mercy Centre.

Fund battling AIDS, TB and malaria seeks $14 billion to invigorate fight

12 January 2019, 6:39 AM

The Global Fund is a group of governments, civil society and private sector partners which invests around $4 billion a year to fight infectious diseases. It was launched in 2002 and has since helped slash the number of people dying from AIDS, TB and malaria.

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