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ECDC: HIV infection and AIDS – Annual epidemiological report for 2017

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) released HIV infection and AIDS - Annual epidemiological report for 2017. The report can be downloaded here.  

Global molecular epidemiology of HIV-1: the chameleon challenge

Global genetic diversity of HIV-1 is a major challenge to the development of HIV vaccines. A research published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases estimated the regional and global distribution of…

HIV Estimates Accuracy Tool manual

The HIV Estimates Accuracy Tool is an R-based application that uses statistical methods to allow for adjusted estimates from HIV surveillance data taking into account the issues of missing data…

Drought in Lesotho heightened HIV risk in girls

Adolescent girls exposed to severe drought conditions in rural Lesotho had higher rates of HIV, according to a new study led by researchers at ICAP at Columbia University, a global…

ECDC: Chlamydia infection – Annual epidemiological report for 2017

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) released Chlamydia infection – Annual epidemiological report for 2017. The report can be downloaded here.  

Hepatitis C prevalent in less than 1% of US population

Epidemiologists found a 0.93% overall prevalence of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection cases in the US while using a novel assessment method in a new study. The report, which included…

ECDC: Hepatitis A – Annual epidemiological report for 2016

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) released the Hepatitis A – Annual epidemiological report for 2016. The report can be downloaded here.  

HIV control criteria: overview & expert roundtable

Although the overall number of new HIV infections has declined worldwide, it is estimated that 5000 new infections occur each day.1 With continuing progress in the implementation of treatment and prevention…

HepVu releases state-level maps showing impact of hepatitis C epidemic across the U.S.

New data from Emory, UAlbany, and CDC show nine states make up more than 50 percent of hepatitis C infections ATLANTA, Jan. 16, 2019 – Today, HepVu launched new interactive maps visualizing state-level…

Study: 14% of transgender women, 3% of transgender men in the US have HIV

Based on a systematic review and meta-analysis of available data, researchers calculated that around 14% of transgender women and 3% of transgender men in the United States have HIV. The…