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58% of those with diagnosed HIV in the US were virally suppressed in 2014

This is according to a CDC analysis of surveillance records from 37 states and Washington, DC. About 58 percent of U.S. residents living with diagnosed HIV had a fully suppressed…

Scientists shed new light on hepatitis B virus origins

New insight on the origins and global spread of two classes of the hepatitis B virus likely reflect the impact of prehistoric and more recent human migrations and other activities…

New method helps determine effectiveness of interventions in reducing spread of HIV

Genetic sequencing pinpoints source of infectious disease, impact of intervention on transmission Using genetic sequencing to understand the evolutionary relationships among pathogens, an international team of researchers—including several from the…

HIV in Serbia: stigma and a stagnant HIV response

Wedged between western Europe and former Soviet Union states, Serbia is stuck between two very different HIV narratives. Sophie Cousins reports. HIV in Serbia: stigma and a stagnant HIV response

Computer simulations predict the spread of HIV

Genetic signatures trace origin of infection and its potential path through populations, allowing state health departments to track the disease LOS ALAMOS, N.M., Aug. 1, 2018—In a recently published study…

Mutated HIV strains in Canada may cause quicker illness, study finds

Strains circulating in Saskatchewan, where nearly 80% of infected are indigenous, may lead to faster development of related viruses Mutated strains of HIV circulating in a Canadian province where HIV…

ECDC: World Hepatitis Day 2018

Surveillance data on hepatitis B and C show evidence of on-going transmission of viral hepatitis in Europe with 29 307 newly diagnosed cases of acute and chronic hepatitis B (HBV)…

AIDS 2018: Every three minutes a teenage girl is infected by HIV – UNICEF

AMSTERDAM/NEW YORK, 25 July 2018 – Around 30 teenagers aged 15 to 19 were newly infected with HIV per hour in 2017, according to a new UNICEF report. Of these, two-thirds were…

UNAIDS warns that progress is slowing and time is running out to reach the 2020 HIV targets

New HIV infections are rising in around 50 countries, AIDS-related deaths are not falling fast enough and flat resources are threatening success. Half of all new HIV infections are among…

How many people die from TB every year?

A study explores why the global estimates for tuberculosis mortality differ according to the institution that provides them The discrepancies between the estimates for global tuberculosis deaths by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Institute for…

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