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Cure For HIV, Aids Coming Soon? Vaccine For Immunity, Weakened Virus Tested - International Business Times

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International Business Times

Cure For HIV, Aids Coming Soon? Vaccine For Immunity, Weakened Virus Tested
International Business Times
Researchers at the University of Nebraska are one step closer to creating an effective vaccine to guard against HIV. The team genetically engineered an on-off switch in a weakened form of the virus, making a potential vaccination that much safer and ...
HIV 'fingerprint' tool could greatly assist vaccine developmentMedical News Today
Engineered 'Switch' Puts Scientists One Step Closer To Curing AIDSDaily Caller
Huge breakthrough puts scientists 'one step closer' to HIV vaccinePinkNews

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650+ Advocates Gather in Washington, DC, to Meet With Members of Congress Around HIV Funding and Policies, HIV ... - TheBody.com

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650+ Advocates Gather in Washington, DC, to Meet With Members of Congress Around HIV Funding and Policies, HIV ...
TheBody.com
Washington, D.C. -- AIDSWatch, the largest constituent-based HIV advocacy event in the U.S., concluded in Washington, D.C. yesterday. Presented by The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation, the event brought over 650 advocates from 34 states, D.C. and ...

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Study examines public understanding of drug rationing amid AIDS epidemic - UChicago News

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UChicago News

Study examines public understanding of drug rationing amid AIDS epidemic
UChicago News
In Balaka, Malawi, HIV-AIDS has been an epidemic for so long that young adults have never known any other reality. Anti-retroviral drugs, which keep infected people healthy, are available, but there aren't enough to treat everyone who needs them.

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SAMHSA Funding Available for Substance Abuse & HIV Prevention Navigator Programs for Racial/Ethnic Minority ... - AIDS.gov blog (blog)

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SAMHSA Funding Available for Substance Abuse & HIV Prevention Navigator Programs for Racial/Ethnic Minority ...
AIDS.gov blog (blog)
Community-based organizations will be provided the opportunity to deliver comprehensive HIV/AIDS-related support services and transition assistance (substance misuse prevention and HIV medical care, housing, employment, family, education and ...

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'Who Needs Another AIDS Movie?' The Crisis Isn't Over - TheBody.com

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'Who Needs Another AIDS Movie?' The Crisis Isn't Over
TheBody.com
At the core of the film lies a divide familiar to the two generations of gay men in so-called "post-AIDS" societies: between those who lived through the peak of the Western AIDS crisis in the 1980s and early '90s, and those who started living sexual ...
This Is What Mandatory Aadhaar Is Doing To HIV/AIDS Patients In MPYouth Ki Awaaz

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Outrageous: Trump wants to cut $300 million in HIV/AIDS funding - LGBTQ Nation

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LGBTQ Nation

Outrageous: Trump wants to cut $300 million in HIV/AIDS funding
LGBTQ Nation
PEPFAR is a program created during the George W. Bush administration to fight HIV/AIDS in low-income countries, mostly in Africa and the Caribbean. Funding goes to treatment of both HIV/AIDS and opportunistic infections, prevention initiatives, and ...
Trump and Pence want to slash $350 million from HIV/AIDS prevention budgetsPinkNews
White House Document Reveals Massive cut to AIDS Research in Trump's BudgetThe Good Men Project (blog)
How Trump's CDC Budget Cut Directly Impacts Mothers Around The WorldRomper

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AIDS Walk of South Dallas raises awareness - Rolling Out

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Rolling Out

AIDS Walk of South Dallas raises awareness
Rolling Out
It was Wiley's intention, almost a decade ago, to find a way to raise awareness about HIV and AIDS. Wiley states the best way to do that was “to let people know that HIV is still alive and to continue to bring awareness to South Dallas.” Today, Wiley's ...

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HIV 'fingerprint' tool could greatly assist vaccine development

Medical News Today - HIV/AIDS - 9 hours 49 sec ago
A method that quickly fingerprints the shield of sugar molecules that helps HIV evade immune system antibodies could be very useful to vaccine developers.
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Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Wants to Change HIV/AIDS Laws - Sunshine State News

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Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Wants to Change HIV/AIDS Laws
Sunshine State News
A South Florida Republican congresswoman is urging the federal government, the states and local governments to “modernize laws and policies to eliminate discrimination against those living with HIV/AIDS.” U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla., and U.S. ...

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Nigeria: Survey Shows Reduction in HIV/Aids Infection - AllAfrica.com

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Nigeria: Survey Shows Reduction in HIV/Aids Infection
AllAfrica.com
Jalingo — A survey on HIV/AIDS transmission conducted by the Taraba State Agency for the Control of HIV/AIDS (TACA) has shown significant reduction in infection of the disease from 10.5 percent to five percent prevalence rate. The Director-General of ...

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Trump and Pence want to slash $350 million from HIV/AIDS prevention budgets - PinkNews

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PinkNews

Trump and Pence want to slash $350 million from HIV/AIDS prevention budgets
PinkNews
Donald Trump and Mike Pence have made proposals to gut the funding for the US's pioneering HIV/AIDS prevention projects. The bulk of the cuts are proposed to the President's Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), which was set up by former ...
White House Document Reveals Massive cut to AIDS Research in Trump's BudgetThe Good Men Project (blog)
White House proposes cuts to AIDS assistance worldwide of $300 millionLGBT Weekly
White House Proposes Massive Cuts to PEPFAR, AIDS Research and Prevention in USTowleroad
Romper -Opposing Views
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This Is What Mandatory Aadhaar Is Doing To HIV/AIDS Patients In MP - Youth Ki Awaaz

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Youth Ki Awaaz

This Is What Mandatory Aadhaar Is Doing To HIV/AIDS Patients In MP
Youth Ki Awaaz
When the National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO) launched a pilot project in Delhi linking health, financial, and social benefits for HIV patients with the Aadhaar card, representatives of people living with HIV/AIDs welcomed the decision. The same ...
'Who needs another AIDS movie?' The crisis isn't overThe Conversation UK

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Kano Govt promises more support, medication to people living with HIV/AIDS - NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)

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Kano Govt promises more support, medication to people living with HIV/AIDS
NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)
THE Deputy Governor of Kano State, Prof Hafiz Abubakar, on Tuesday said the state government would continue to support and provide medication to people living with HIV/AIDS. Abubakar gave the assurance on Tuesday while presenting materials and ...

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Kano Govt promises more support, medication to people living with HIV/AIDS - NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)

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Kano Govt promises more support, medication to people living with HIV/AIDS
NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)
THE Deputy Governor of Kano State, Prof Hafiz Abubakar, on Tuesday said the state government would continue to support and provide medication to people living with HIV/AIDS. Abubakar gave the assurance on Tuesday while presenting materials and ...
HIV/AIDS Infection Rate Drops In EbonyiThe Tide
'HIV/AIDS infection rate drops in Ebonyi'The Nation Newspaper

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Now Zambia's HIV-AIDS drugs are being smuggled into the DR Congo - Lusaka Times

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Lusaka Times

Now Zambia's HIV-AIDS drugs are being smuggled into the DR Congo
Lusaka Times
Mansa District Commissioner Royd Chakaba has said that the HIV-AIDS drug are being smuggled into the DR Congo where a month's dosage is fetching up to K5,000. Mr Chakaba said that he made the discovery on a tip-off from concerned medical staff ...

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NACA charges government on improved funding for HIV/AIDS campaign - Guardian

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Guardian

NACA charges government on improved funding for HIV/AIDS campaign
Guardian
The National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) has stated the need for the Federal Government to allocate more funds to tackle the Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) and the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). Answering questions from ...

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HIV/AIDS Infection Rate Drops In Ebonyi - The Tide

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 03/28/2017 - 22:48

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HIV/AIDS Infection Rate Drops In Ebonyi
The Tide
Members of the International Red Cross Society on a road show in celebration of the 2016 World AIDS Day tagged: “It is Time Up for HIV/AIDS Prevention”, in Awka, Anambra State. The HIV/AIDS infection rate in Ebonyi State has dropped from three to 0.9 ...
'HIV/AIDS infection rate drops in Ebonyi'The Nation Newspaper

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HIV activists rally at Capitol: 'Important moment' in history - USA TODAY

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 03/28/2017 - 19:08

USA TODAY

HIV activists rally at Capitol: 'Important moment' in history
USA TODAY
WASHINGTON — More than 600 activists and allies from across the country gathered at the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday to push for HIV funding from their congressional leadership and spread awareness of issues facing people with HIV and AIDS. "This is an ...
Safe sex, free testing help stabilize HIV/AIDS numbers | SavannahNowSavannah Morning News
Investigating late HIV diagnoses as serious incidents may spur change across the health systemaidsmap
HIV infected children's health problems increases as they get olderNaija247news

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TS burdened with HIV/AIDS cases - Telangana Today

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 03/28/2017 - 15:43

Telangana Today

TS burdened with HIV/AIDS cases
Telangana Today
Hyderabad: The health care machinery in the State continues to remain saddled with a heavy burden of HIV/AIDS cases. In 2016, the State recorded 11,846 fresh cases of HIV/AIDS and the total number of People Living with HIV (PLHIV) for 2016 in the State ...
11846 new cases of HIV in Hyderabad in 2016Times of India
HIV cases on the rise in Hyderabad, 11846 cases found in 2016NYOOOZ

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Black women still stalked by HIV and AIDS - FinalCall.com News

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 03/28/2017 - 14:36

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Black women still stalked by HIV and AIDS
FinalCall.com News
I know that the last report coming out of CDC, they indicated that numbers are going down, but what we're seeing is that Black women in the United States—based on our work and efforts—continue to be negatively impacted by the HIV-AIDS epidemic and ...

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