Pressured to quit his job after telling his bosses he was HIV-positive, Boris Kovacic shares the plight of thousands in the Balkans who face prejudice because of a stubborn stigma surrounding HIV/AIDS.
A landmark clinical trial that showed HIV drugs can be as effective as condoms in preventing transmission of the virus that causes AIDS was declared Science magazine's breakthrough of the year on Thursday.
The United States set a new direction for its global AIDS campaign on Tuesday, emphasizing HIV-fighting drugs that can prevent new infections to bring the goal of “an AIDS-free generation” within reach, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said.
HIV has become more prevalent among Taiwan's teens and young adults despite a drop in the total number of cases of infection, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said yesterday.
2011/10/3, 1 Comment
About 7,000 people are being infected with AIDS each day and about half of the 34 million people with HIV do not know they have it, according to a U.N. report released to mark the disease's 30th anniversary.
Thirty years after the AIDS epidemic first surfaced, more people than ever before in the United States — more than 1.1 million — are living with HIV, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said Thursday.
A heart-wrenching documentary about AIDS sufferers in China and the discrimination they face in their daily lives has won a rapturous reception at the Berlin film festival.
Health officials estimate that 1 in 22 black Americans will be diagnosed with the AIDS virus in their lifetime — more than twice the risk for Hispanics and eight times that of whites.
One in five gay men living in 21 major U.S. cities are infected with the AIDS virus and nearly half are unaware of it, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said in a study.
2010/9/26, 1 Comment