The centre for the AIDS programme in South Africa says HIV new infections among gay men and transgender seems to be increasing drastically world-wide.
Oscar-winning actress Julianne Moore said her experience of caring for someone infected with the AIDS virus had spurred her decision to help promote the documentary ‘5B’ about the unsung heroes who looked after AIDS sufferers in the 1980s.
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.
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.