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  • New HIV infections stagnating at 2.5 million a year worldwide

    A major new analysis from the Global Burden of Disease 2015 (GBD 2015) study, published today in The Lancet HIV journal, reveals that although deaths from HIV/AIDS have been steadily declining from a peak in 2005, 2.5 million people worldwide became newly infected with HIV in 2015, a number that hasn't changed substantially in the past 10 years.

    19 July 2016 | HIV / AIDS News From Medical News Today
  • AVAC Report 2016: Big Data Real People

    This year’s AVAC Report takes on one of the most urgent issues facing biomedical HIV prevention today: gaps in the type and quality of data collected on prevention for HIV-negative people. Globally, the number of new HIV infections is not declining. In the places where gains have been made, continued progress is not guaranteed. Fixing core problems with how prevention data are collected and reported is key to slowing the rate of new cases of HIV.

    15 July 2016 | AVAC
  • Australia announces 'end of AIDS' as drug treatments combat once deadly virus HIV

    Researchers in Australia say they now receive so few cases of people with HIV developing Aids in any one year, they can say they have "beaten" the disease.

    11 July 2016 | International Business Times UK
  • This interactive map shows where people with HIV live in the US — and it points to some distressing trends

    The data comes from state and city health departments that collect this information on a local level, Dr. Patrick Sullivan, the project's lead researcher, told Business Insider. That way, it can be pulled into one, interactive map. "We use maps to find where a Starbucks is, or where to find a pharmacy, so people are really familiar with that interface," he said.

    27 June 2016 | Business Insider
  • 15% of gay men in the U.S. living with HIV, estimate researchers

    Researchers at Emory University and the Centers for Disease Control recently released a report estimating the prevalence of HIV infections among men who have sex with men in the U.S.

    24 June 2016 | BETA blog
  • Nearly 100 British troops have caught HIV, with more than 10000 STD cases since 2012

    Nearly 10,000 troops have caught sex infections since 2012, including around 100 HIV cases. Among the HIV sufferers were 73 men and 15 women, most of whom have left the Armed Forces as their condition means they could not fight on the front line.

    07 June 2016 | Mirror.co.uk
  • Latest UNAIDS numbers shows impacts of inequities — including in program norms

    A look at the charts and graphs reveals a disquieting asymmetry, that, in turn, highlight the role that expanded treatment outreach and access, and strong and adequately equipped health systems will have to play in that prevention.

    01 June 2016 | Science Speaks
  • Global AIDS Update 2016

    The world has committed to ending the AIDS epidemic by 2030. How to reach this bold target within the Sustainable Development Goals is the central question facing the United Nations General Assembly High-Level Meeting on Ending AIDS, to be held from 8 to 10 June 2016.

    31 May 2016 | UNAIDS
  • China study indicates bias against men who have sex with men spurs migration, potential spread of HIV, stalls services, responses

    The study amongst Chinese MSM offers information about the potential spread of China’s HIV epidemic, as well as a shifting demographic’s demand for services.

    17 May 2016 | Science Speaks
  • Number of HIV infections falling in United States, but fails to meet reduction goals

    The number of new HIV infections occurring annually in the United States decreased by an estimated 11 percent from 2010 to 2015, while the HIV transmission rate decreased by an estimated 17 percent during the same time period, according to new research from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the University of Pennsylvania.

    04 May 2016 | Eurekalert Medicine & Health
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We can end HIV soon if people have equal access to HIV drugs as treatment and as PrEP, and have free choice over whether to take them.

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