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Tracing the long, convoluted history of the AIDS epidemic

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 02/24/2015 - 15:35
The narrative usually focuses on a flight attendant in the 1980s. But the epidemic's origins can be traced to Cameroon in the early 1900s, according to author David Quammen.
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Merck grants free license for pediatric HIV drug

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 02/24/2015 - 07:52
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Drugmaker Merck & Co. has granted a free license allowing one of its HIV medicines to be made and sold inexpensively for use in young children in poor countries hard hit by the AIDS virus.
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Merck grants free license for pediatric HIV drug

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 02/24/2015 - 07:52
Drugmaker Merck & Co. has granted a free license allowing one of its HIV medicines to be made and sold inexpensively for use in young children in poor countries hard hit by the AIDS virus. The deal, announced ...
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Merck gives free license allowing cheap versions of its HIV drug for children in poor nations

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 02/24/2015 - 04:15
Drugmaker Merck & Co. has granted a free license allowing one of its HIV medicines to be made and sold inexpensively for use in young children in poor countries hard hit by the AIDS virus. The deal, announced Tuesday, lets any generic or brand name drug manufacturer make low-cost pediatric versions of Merck's raltegravir for sale in 92 low- and middle-income countries, according to the Medicines ...
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'41,000 HIV transmissions yearly due to no diagnosis or care'

Medical News Today - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 02/24/2015 - 03:00
Receiving an HIV diagnosis, or getting care when one has already been made, results in a '94% lower risk of transmission,' suggests new US data from HIV surveillance programs.
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Professor and students join in combating HIV

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 02/24/2015 - 02:52
James Kiwanuka-Tondo is an associate professor of Communications who specializes in HIV/AIDS campaigns and their effectiveness. “I’ve been doing research on HIV/AIDS campaigns since 1996,” Kiwanuka-Tondo said.
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6 reasons HIV is on the rise among young gay and bisexual men

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 19:06
HIV is on the rise among young gay and bisexual men. A 2014 study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found annual diagnoses of HIV among men ages 13-24 who have sex with men rose by 132.5 percent between 2001 and 2011 — a much higher increase than the trend among older gay and bisexual men, and quite stark from the one-third drop in diagnoses among the general population.
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We could cut the HIV transmission rate by more than 90 percent, CDC says

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 12:58
More than 91 percent of new infections are transmitted by people who don't know they have HIV or aren't in treatment, CDC says
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We could cut the HIV transmission rate by more than 90 percent, CDC says

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 12:58
More than 91 percent of new infections are transmitted by people who don't know they have HIV or aren't in treatment, CDC says
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We could cut the HIV transmission rate by more than 90 percent, CDC says

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 12:58
More than 91 percent of new infections are transmitted by people who don't know they have HIV or aren't in treatment, CDC says
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We could cut the HIV transmission rate by more than 90 percent, CDC says

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 12:58
More than 91 percent of new infections are transmitted by people who don't know they have HIV or aren't in treatment, CDC says
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We could cut the HIV transmission rate by more than 90 percent, CDC says

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 12:58
More than 91 percent of new infections are transmitted by people who don't know they have HIV or aren't in treatment, CDC says
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We could cut the HIV transmission rate by more than 90 percent, CDC says

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 12:58
More than 91 percent of new infections are transmitted by people who don't know they have HIV or aren't in treatment, CDC says
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We could cut the HIV transmission rate by more than 90 percent, CDC says

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 12:58
More than 91 percent of new infections are transmitted by people who don't know they have HIV or aren't in treatment, CDC says
Categories: HIV/AIDS

We could cut the HIV transmission rate by more than 90 percent, CDC says

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 12:58
More than 91 percent of new infections are transmitted by people who don't know they have HIV or aren't in treatment, CDC says
Categories: HIV/AIDS

We could cut the HIV transmission rate by more than 90 percent, CDC says

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 12:58
More than 91 percent of new infections are transmitted by people who don't know they have HIV or aren't in treatment, CDC says
Categories: HIV/AIDS

We could cut the HIV transmission rate by more than 90 percent, CDC says

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 12:58
More than 91 percent of new infections are transmitted by people who don't know they have HIV or aren't in treatment, CDC says
Categories: HIV/AIDS

We could cut the HIV transmission rate by more than 90 percent, CDC says

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 12:58
More than 91 percent of new infections are transmitted by people who don't know they have HIV or aren't in treatment, CDC says
Categories: HIV/AIDS

We could cut the HIV transmission rate by more than 90 percent, CDC says

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 12:58
More than 91 percent of new infections are transmitted by people who don't know they have HIV or aren't in treatment, CDC says
Categories: HIV/AIDS

We could cut the HIV transmission rate by more than 90 percent, CDC says

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 12:58
More than 91 percent of new infections are transmitted by people who don't know they have HIV or aren't in treatment, CDC says
Categories: HIV/AIDS
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