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Globally, a child contracts HIV every 100 seconds. A new, affordable treatment is available, but the COVID-19 pandemic hinders access.
Mathematical models show that HIV gains in sub-Saharan Africa could be lost, say UNAIDS and WHO.
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The social media platform will use pop-ups to educate users about vaccines with info from credible health agencies.
The global health organization hopes to apply lessons learned from its work with HIV.
The country is urged to offer treatment to everyone who has HIV regardless of CD4 count; most cases are among young men.
The update includes a new combination therapy that can treat all six genotypes of HCV, a new HIV medication and PrEP.
Highlights from research presented at the 52nd International Liver Congress in Amsterdam
With a major new HIV vaccine trial under way, cautious optimism is stirring that the vaccine will prove effective enough for a rollout.
The World Health Organization has recommended updated treatment protocols to combat drug-resistant gonorrhea, chlamydia and syphilis.
Eligibility is no longer based on CD4 count. Activists support the change but express “serious concerns.”
See what happens when people affected by HIV gain access to treatment.
#WorldHepDay is celebrated on July 28 to help raise awareness for viral liver disease and promote access to treatment across the globe.
In 2018, the agency plans to change its official medical manual to include transgender as a “sexual health” status, not a mental disorder.
Thailand is the first Asian country to reach the goal.
WHO’s call for universal HIV treatment is up against a lack of resources, with a large investment needed up front to reduce future costs.
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