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Australia’s HIV transmission rate falls

New data out of the Kirby Institute shows that the rate of HIV transmission in Australia has fallen, returning to a downward trend that has been the norm for more than a decade. So why are the papers saying that HIV infections are ‘at an 20-year high‘?

Published
18 July 2014
From
Buggery.org
HIV Incidence In Australia Is The Highest In 20 Years, And Many Are Being Diagnosed Too Late

Last year 1,235 new cases of the virus were diagnosed and reported across Australia. While the rates in the past two years have remained stable, the number of cases detected in 2013 represents a 70% increase over the number of people in 1999, which was when diagnoses were at their lowest.

Published
18 July 2014
From
Business Insider
Men at high risk for HIV may misjudge their vulnerability

Many gay, bisexual and queer men who are good candidates for a drug that prevents HIV don't believe their risk of being infected with the virus is high enough to warrant the drug's use, suggests a new study.

Published
27 June 2014
From
Chicago Tribune
Middle East Sees 'Worrying' Rise in HIV Cases: United Nations

A sharp rise in new HIV infections in the Middle East and North Africa is a worrying trend, despite some positive developments, UNAIDS chief Michel Sidibe told AFP on Friday.

Published
24 June 2014
From
NDTV
Effective HIV/AIDS prevention treatment could be boosting other STDs in San Francisco

Pharmaceutical HIV/AIDS prevention treatments are so effective that condoms are becoming an afterthought for some sexually active gay men, according to local public-health officials.

Published
23 June 2014
From
San Francisco Examiner
Emerging HIV Epidemics Among People Who Inject Drugs in the Middle East and North Africa

HIV epidemics are emerging among people who inject drugs in several countries in the Middle East and North Africa. Though HIV infection levels were historically very low in the Middle East and North Africa, substantial levels of HIV transmission and emerging HIV epidemics have been documented among people who inject drugs in at least one-third of the countries of this region, according to findings published today in PLOS Medicine.

Published
18 June 2014
From
Weill Cornell Medical College press release
Sexually transmitted infection risk in England is greatest in gay men and young adults

Number of STI cases diagnosed in 2013 remain close to 2012 figures.

Published
17 June 2014
From
Public Health England press release
Sexually transmitted infections and chlamydia screening in England, 2013

Despite a small decrease compared to 2012, there were approximately 450,000 STI diagnoses made in England in 2013. Genital chlamydial infection was the most commonly diagnosed STI, accounting for 47% of diagnoses. New diagnoses of gonorrhoea continued the sharp rise seen in recent years, exceeding 29,000 cases in 2013.

Published
17 June 2014
From
Health Protection Report
Pressure to Man Up May Raise HIV Risk for Black MSM

Pressure to conform to masculine norms can cause young, black men who have sex with men (MSM) to engage in behavior that raises their risk of HIV. 

Published
17 June 2014
From
AIDSMeds
Caution urged in Queensland HIV notification “spike” response

The media recently reported on data indicating that HIV notifications had increased to 93 cases, compared to 69 at the same time last year — a rise of 34 per cent. While headlines described “alarming” results and “dramatic spikes”, the increase could be due new HIV testing projects in the state.

Published
04 June 2014
From
Sydney Star Observer
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