$3.8 million Granted To Nashville To Fight HIV

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According to the survey taken in 2014 by Tennessee Department of Health and Metro Public Health Department of Nashville there are 5,218 people who are HIV positive. It has risen by a staggering 21% since 2010, and another 835 people are unaware of their HIV positive status. With the financial help from Center of Disease […]

Human Trials Have Begun Of The New AIDS Vaccine

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A new study published in the journal Science revealed a new AIDS vaccine. Scientists claim that they have discovered a new AIDS vaccine, The vaccine was tested on non-human primates and the results revealed that in half of them the vaccine was able to completely prevent HIV infection. The monkeys were first injected with the […]

WHO: Cuba Recognized As First Republic To Terminate The Transfer Of HIV and Syphilis From Mom To Baby!

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On Tuesday The World Health Organization declared Cuba’s success in stopping HIV and syphilis spread from mother to baby. Cuba has become the first country in the world to eliminate the transmission of HIV and syphilis from mother to child. HIV can be transferred from mother to child in pregnancy, labour, delivery or breastfeeding. In […]

An Additional Year Of Schooling Reduces Risk Of HIV Infection

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Researchers in Botswana have found out that students who go through a longer secondary education tend to have an 8% lower risk of HIV infection a decade later. From about 25% to about 17% infected. Senior author Jacob Bor, assistant professor at Boston University School of Public Health, stated that its difficult to isolate the […]

MR Gates Pursues A Vaccination For AIDS!

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Bill Gates a billionaire as well as a philanthropist has spent millions of dollars on a vaccine for AIDS. He is hopeful that a vaccine is developed against the disease within the next decade, as a cure remains far off. Since 1981, 78 million people have been affected with this disease. “Probably the top priority […]

Columbus Organizations Working Against HIV!

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Several organizations are taking steps in order help people know their HIV status in light of the 2015 National HIV Testing Day, on Saturday 27th June. A staggering 1.2 million people in the United States are HIV positive, and the number grows by 50,000 every year. Three organizations in Columbus; The Better Way Foundation, the […]

Officials Emphasize The Importance Of Ending AIDS By 2030

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Specialists warn that high rates of HIV along with rapid increase in population means that the next half-decade will be crucial for pulling back AIDS. Michel Sidibe, head of the UN agency UNAIDS feels that there is a small window of opportunity available in the next five years to fast track efforts to end the […]

1 in 8 Americans with HIV Are Unaware Of The Fact That…

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More than 1.2 million Americans are living with HIV – including about 156,300 who don’t realize it yet, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This translates into 13% of those who are infected with the virus that causes AIDS – but they are not in a state to […]

Free HIV Testing By Hartford County To Increase Health Awareness!

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The Hartford County Health Department has announced that it will offer anonymous, free of cost HIV testing in the view of the 2015 National HIV Testing Day. This free service will take place in Friday June 26 2015 and timings will be from 9am to 3pm at the Health Services Division office on the top […]

New Vaccine To Help Block HIV

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Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) and The Rockefeller University demonstarted, in mice, that experimental vaccine candidate designed at TSRI can stimulate the immune system activity necessary to stop HIV infection. AIDs has caused an estimated 36 million deaths worldwide since its discovery in west-central Africa during the late […]