Some kinds of vaginal bacteria may interfere with a gel meant to curb the risk of contracting HIV, which infects more than one million women worldwide each year, researchers said Thursday.
Officials with the Chiayi City's Department of Health pose with participants of its carnival event held in observance of World AIDS Day at the city's Jhongjheng Park (中正公園) on Sunday, Nov. 27.
A labelling error and reckless media hype in the 1980s led to unjustly branding a gay airline employee as "Patient Zero" in the U.S. AIDS epidemic, scientific and historical sleuthing detailed Wednesday.
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) fined the National Defense University NT$1 million on Monday for suspending an HIV-positive student, who accused the school of discriminating against him based on his health status.
Lebogang Motsumi, 27, still remembers the moment when she learnt she had contracted HIV from a man a decade her senior.
Hostesses take pictures during a break at the bivouac of the Silkway rally in Inner Mongolia's Gobi Desert, near the town of Wuhai on Friday, July 22. One hundred and thirty competitors are racing over 10,734 kilometers crossing three countries and two continents from Moscow to Beijing.
Europe's medicines watchdog said Friday it has recommended the licensing of the first-ever AIDS prevention pill for the European Union.
Some 2.5 million people are still becoming infected with HIV every year even as drugs have slashed the death rate and virus-carriers live longer than ever, a global AIDS study said Tuesday.
The first time the world came to South Africa for a conference on AIDS, the country's leader shocked attendees by questioning whether HIV really caused the disease.
Despite a rising HIV epidemic in Russia, officials appear to be clamping down on the few organizations trying to fight the spread of the virus.