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These dates represent milestones in the HIV epidemic. Visit poz.com/aidsiseveryday to learn more about the history of HIV and AIDS.
So far, traditional HIV vaccines that stimulate the production of antibodies have failed in large trials.
It’s 2023, and stigma continues to plague our HIV response. We spoke with Kalvin Pugh of IAPAC about the global awareness day.
Watch the short film “Human First” to mark the debut of #ZeroHIVStigmaDay, Friday, July 21.
Here is an edited excerpt of an opinion piece titled “#ZeroHIVStigmaDay: New International Awareness Day Aims to End HIV Stigma"
None of the available coronavirus vaccines have been linked to increased risk of HIV acquisition or disease progression.
The federal HIV funding goes to 31 local housing programs and seven global data collection centers.
Having an undetectable viral load did not change the risk, which nevertheless was not as severe as the risk tied to diabetes.
Large trial of HIV vaccine finds it does not prevent HIV
Research indicates that there are numerous differences in how HIV behaves in women versus men.
“You must be closed up because you HIV people like making babies, and it just annoys us.”
In theory, starting antiretrovirals quiets the immune system, leading more immune cells to become part of the inactive reservoir.
Conducted in South Africa, it’s one of three major late-stage trials.
A South African study found that treating the virus within 48 hours or waiting up to two weeks led to comparable viral suppression rates.
A pair of studies focused on KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
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