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The head of the UN's AIDS agency on Monday urged African countries to protect young women and children who are bearing the brunt of the continent's AI..
In this Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017 photo, from left to right UNAIDS country manager Ahmed Khamis, Christian father Boulos Soror, Dr. Walid Kamal, Islamic ..
CAIRO (AP) — The U.N. is voicing alarm over the spread of HIV in Egypt, where the number of new cases is growing by up to 40 percent a year, and where..
Professor Piot's comments were made at the launch of a new policy paper published by LSHTM and the charity Sentebale to support governments, policy ma..
Professor Piot's comments were made at the launch of a new policy paper published by LSHTM and the charity Sentebale to support governments, policy ma..
In 2008, Naomi Campbell posed for a T-shirt as part of Marc Jacobs’ “Protect the Skin You’re In” campaign against skin cancer. Nearly 10 years later, ..

Five key numbers on AIDS

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17 seconds Roughly 1.8 million people worldwide contracted the virus that causes AIDS in 2016. That figure breaks down to about one HIV infection ever..
Fewer than half of Russians with HIV are taking antiretroviral drugs, in part because of a conspiracy theory that the AIDS-causing virus is a myth inv..
A study published today in the New England Journal of Medicine provides real-world evidence that implementing a combination of proven HIV prevention m..
A study published today in the New England Journal of Medicine provides real-world evidence that implementing a combination of proven HIV prevention m..
A large cohort study in South Africa has revealed that that low-level viraemia (LLV) in HIV-positive patients who are receiving antiretroviral treatme..
Research from the University of Warwick is set to improve global health by helping lawyers to think more strategically about the ways in which the law..
CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Developing new antiretroviral (ARV) drugs and using technology for early diagnosis are among steps needed to sustain momentum in..
CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Developing new antiretroviral (ARV) drugs and using technology for early diagnosis are among steps needed to sustain momentum in..
CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Developing new antiretroviral (ARV) drugs and using technology for early diagnosis are among steps needed to sustain momentum in..
Kenneth Cole has made fighting for social justice part of his daily life. Whether he’s running his company and its Kenneth Cole Foundation or by servi..
People aged 50 and older comprise a growing percentage of HIV patients in Europe, accounting for one in six new cases in 2015, researchers said Wednes..
LONDON (Reuters) - Makers of generic AIDS drugs will start churning out millions of pills for Africa containing a state-of-the-art medicine widely use..
Data released today from the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) show that the HIV epidemic is coming under control in Lesotho. T..
Data released today from the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) show that the HIV epidemic is coming under control in Lesotho. T..
(Reuters) - The United States will concentrate its resources on 13 countries with high levels of HIV that have the best chance of controlling the AIDS..
“We acted up and we made quilts and we marched and we got arrested and we fought the government and we fought the pharmaceutical companies and we kept..
COME TOGETHER: Kenneth Cole is taking his fight against the global AIDS epidemic to a new level with the launch on Tuesday, at the International AIDS ..
The two big maps show the districts of the northern Cameroonian town of Guider along with its brothels, nightclubs and other seedy spots to identify p..
Leaders in the fight against HIV on Sunday urged the US government, the largest donor to global AIDS research and treatment, to reject "draconian" fun..
Progress in beating back the AIDS epidemic risks being eroded by a funding shortfall set to grow under Donald Trump's proposed cuts to global health p..
Rising levels of resistance to HIV drugs could undermine promising progress against the global AIDS epidemic if effective action is not taken early, t..
More than half of HIV-infected people are now on life-saving treatment. Experts, however, said that more could have been done given the amount of mone..
Some 6,000 HIV experts gather in Paris from Sunday to report advances in AIDS science as fading hopes of finding a cure push research into new fields...
LONDON -- For the first time in the global AIDS epidemic that has spanned four decades and killed 35 million people, more than half of all those infec..
LONDON, July 20 (Reuters) - - The scales have tipped in the fight against AIDS, with more than half of people infected with HIV now getting treatment ..
LONDON (Reuters) - Rising levels of resistance to HIV drugs could undermine promising progress against the global AIDS epidemic if effective action is..
For the first time in the global AIDS epidemic that has spanned four decades and killed 35 million people, more than half of all those infected with H..
I can’t roll my eyes hard enough over this one. Miss South Africa has sparked the ire of the internet after images emerged of her wearing gloves while..
Having witnessed the success of combination therapy in HIV, cancer and heart disease, the time has come for Alzheimer’s disease. At meetings convened ..
Richard Holbrooke sat in a blue striped chair in the meeting room of the United Nations Security Council. It was a rainy, unseasonably warm January da..
(CNN) — The latest treatments for HIV mean that young people living with the virus could live up to a decade longer, a new study says. The paper, publ..
Besides supermodel good looks, David and Victoria Beckhamsound like some super parents. Last year, the famous couple cheered on their middle son as he..
HIV rates in children have dropped drastically over the last 15 years. But 1.8 million kids around the world still live with the virus. While their fu..
A participant with a red ribbon symbolising the fight against the HIV virus takes part in a ceremony to mark World AIDS Day near a monument in memory ..
BEIJING Young gay men are the frontline of China's battle to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS, with new cases in the group increasing fourfold, one of t..
Apple Inc (AAPL.O) is expanding its support for the fight against AIDS through the (RED) charity founded by rock singer Bono, Chief Executive Tim Cook..