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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.

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3 hours ago
From
Eurekalert Medicine & Health
Namibia: Over 144 000 On ARV Treatment

Close to 144 000 people are on antiretroviral (ARV) treatment countrywide, according to the latest statistics released by the Ministry of Health and Social Services.

Published
26 April 2016
From
AllAfrica
Model suggests there are fewer people with HIV in the US than thought, and more of them on therapy

A study comparing recorded diagnoses of HIV with subsequent records of viral load and CD4 tests suggests that the number of people with HIV in the

Published
20 April 2016
By
Gus Cairns
Indiana HIV epidemic among people who inject drugs is controlled, but ongoing vigilance is needed

Extensive epidemiological investigation followed by prevention and treatment interventions have largely succeeded in controlling an outbreak of HIV and hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in rural Indiana,

Published
09 March 2016
By
Liz Highleyman
Expanding treatment and PrEP could prevent 185,000 new HIV infections, US CDC says

Increasing diagnosis, care and treatment of people living with HIV could lead to a large decrease in HIV incidence, preventing some 168,000 new infections by the year

Published
02 March 2016
By
Liz Highleyman
Your lifetime risk of HIV by race, state and sexual preference — in four simple charts

For all Americans, their risk of contracting the deadly virus is now 1 in 99. That's significantly better than it was a decade ago when it was 1 in 78. But hidden in those optimistic numbers are massive disparities by race and geography in addition to sexual preference.

Published
29 February 2016
From
Washington Post
Sadiq Khan warns about 'huge' rise in London HIV prevalence

London Mayoral candidate Sadiq Khan has warned against complacency on HIV – after statistics showed that a disproportionate amount of Londoners are living with HIV. “As Mayor, I’ll make HIV prevention a top priority within public health,” he said.

Published
16 February 2016
From
PinkNews
Florida leads U.S. in new HIV cases after years of cuts in public health

Florida leads the nation in new HIV infections, but it’s not being treated as a crisis by Gov. Rick Scott or the state’s top health officer, Dr. John Armstrong. As the disease has spread, Scott and Armstrong have imposed four years of personnel cuts in the Department of Health that have shrunk the size of county health departments.

Published
24 January 2016
From
Miami Herald
Russia at AIDS epidemic tipping point as HIV cases pass one million – official

Russia's AIDS epidemic is at a dangerous tipping point after the number of people registered HIV-positive passed the 1 million mark, the country's top AIDS specialist said on Thursday, warning the rate of infection had reached record levels.

Published
22 January 2016
From
euronews
Number of Russians with HIV Hits 1 Million

The number of HIV-positive patients registered in Russia has reached one million, the Interfax news agency reported Wednesday, citing Vadim Pokrovsky, head of the Moscow-based Federal Center for Fighting AIDS.

Published
21 January 2016
From
The Moscow Times
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