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Contaminated blood inquiry: Anger after boy, 7, died from Aids

The parents of a young Aids victim have spoken about the abuse the family faced, at a public inquiry into the contaminated blood scandal. Colin Smith, a haemophiliac, died at the age of seven in 1990 after being given infected blood

Liberia: Religious Leaders Vow to Curb HIV and AIDS

Monrovia – As part of efforts to curb the HIV and AIDs virus in the country, a three-day consultation of church leaders and faith actors was held at the Lutheran Church Compound, 13th Street, Sinkor. The event brought together religious leaders,

Group of drug addicts in Punjab village contracts AIDS, Hepatitis after using same needle

At least 8 youngsters in Punjab have contracted AIDS after a group of 16 used the same needle to do substance abuse. This has now revealed 16 such cases of AIDS and Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) caused by usage of the

Pose Isn’t Just Giving an AIDS History Lesson

Pose is entertaining as hell, but it also wants to educate the children. At its most exciting, the Ryan Murphy–produced FX series fuses extravagant depictions of queer POC beauty, culture, and real-life history with an inherent art-as-activism ethos, showcasing its LGBTQ+

6 infections that come with HIV/AIDS

1/7 In the year 2017, 940 000 people died from HIV-related causes globally, says WHO. Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) is a life-threatening condition caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). This virus damages your immune system and prevent your body to

AIDS Activists Take On The High Price Of HIV Prevention Pill

ARI SHAPIRO, HOST: In the 1980s and ’90s, a group of AIDS activists called ACT UP demanded action from the U.S. government in a dramatic way. (SOUNDBITE OF PROTEST) UNIDENTIFIED PEOPLE: Act up. Fight back. Fight AIDS. SHAPIRO: This was 1988.

An end to AIDS is in sight

An antiretroviral treatment developed by researchers at University College London (UCL) and the University of Copenhagen has reduced the possibility of passing on the virus that causes AIDS to zero. The study, named PARTNER2, involved nearly 1,000 European gay couples in which

Advocacy program on HIV & AIDS for Church workers

DIMAPUR, MAY 27 (MExN): To make its ministry relevant to the present changing time, the Nagaland Development Outreach (Development wing of NBCC) has identified Health (Specifically HIV & AIDS) as one of the pertaining issues that concerns Naga Society. The Nagaland

World AIDS Vaccine Day: Myths and facts about the AIDS vaccine you should know!

According to UNAIDS, there were approximately 36.9 million people affected by ADIS in 2017, all over the world. These numbers speak for the importance of awareness about AIDS and its preventive measures. World AIDS Vaccine Day: Myths and facts about the

Medical experts says the cure for AIDS is closer than you might think

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — A cure to AIDS might be closer than what we think. This after a study confirmed that a drug can stop HIV from transmitting. “If your virus is completely controlled by HIV medications then someone who is