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  • Rare case of lesbian transmission of HIV reported in US

    An extremely rare case of female-to-female sexual transmission of HIV has been reported in the United States. The report concerns a 46-year-old woman who appears to have acquired HIV during a six-month monogamous HIV serodiscordant sexual relationship with a ...

    17 March 2014 | Michael Carter
  • Young people know less about HIV and are less trustful of condoms, French survey finds

    The first survey for six years of attitudes to HIV and sexual risk behaviour among the general public in France has found that young people are less frightened of AIDS than they used to be, are more likely to ...

    10 January 2013 | Gus Cairns
  • PEP guidelines for the UK revised to take account of undetectable viral load

    New UK guidelines for the use of post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) following sexual exposure have been published in the December issue of the International Journal of STD and AIDS. The guidelines are notable for no longer recommending that PEP is provided ...

    21 December 2011 | Roger Pebody
  • Fish pedicures unlikely to cause HIV infection

    The Daily Mail and the Sun are alarming their readers today with articles alleging that “fish foot spa pedicures could spread HIV and hepatitis C” and that there is a "fish foot spa virus bombshell".  The story has ...

    18 October 2011 | Roger Pebody
  • Three tactics to stem the tide of criminal prosecutions

    Scientists, lawyers and advocates have been able to reduce unwarranted prosecutions of HIV exposure and transmission in three European jurisdictions by employing three distinct approaches, Robert James told the Eighteenth International AIDS Conference in Vienna last week. The conference also ...

    29 July 2010 | Roger Pebody
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