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Study confirms simian ancestors of HIV can infect human cells

Humans susceptible to viral strains not found in population No one knows exactly how it happened. It may have entered through a cut or bite wound, the blood of a…

Kaiser Family Foundation fact sheet: The global HIV/AIDS epidemic

The Kaiser Family Foundation updated its fact sheet examining the global HIV/AIDS epidemic, highlighting the latest global estimates from UNAIDS, strategies for treatment and prevention, and U.S. government and global…

The Lancet HIV: 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 (July 19) in The Lancet HIV journal, reveals that although deaths from HIV/AIDS have…

HIV and transgender people

The Journal of the International AIDS Society has launched a special issue entitled HIV epidemics among transgender populations: the importance of a trans-inclusive response. The supplement comprises original research articles,…

If in Durban – Join us in the European Networking Zone

The AIDS2016 Conference is held in Durban, South Africa from 18 to 22 July 2016. EATG is not only there with almost 30 members, but also hosts the European Networking…

Despite medical advances, HIV epidemic continues for gay men across the globe

Lack of access to preventive medicine, discriminatory laws in many counties contribute to disproportionately high HIV burden Across countries and income levels, gay men continue to see disproportionately high rates…

Despite epidemic, Russia cracks down on HIV activists

MOSCOW: Despite a rising HIV epidemic in Russia, officials appear to be clamping down on the few organisations trying to fight the spread of the virus. In recent weeks, authorities…

Viral hepatitis kills as many as malaria, TB or HIV/AIDS, finds study

Viral hepatitis has become a leading cause of death and disability across the globe - killing as many people annually as TB, malaria or HIV/AIDS. This is the finding of…

Take the ECDC Digital Toolkit Survey

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, with assistance from Terrence Higgins Trust and Soa Aids Nederland, is developing a toolkit for effective use of key digital platforms for…

UNODC launches World drug report 2016

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has launched its annual World drug report, which shows that the number of people worldwide described as dependent on drugs increased…