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Pakistan horror: 10 children with thalassemia get HIV from tainted blood transfusion

Dec 04, 2014

Pakistan horror: 10 children with thalassemia get HIV from tainted blood transfusion

Dr Yasmin Rashid, secretary general of the Thalassemia Federation of Pakistan, confirmed the children got HIV due to an infected blood transfusion, Dawn reported. #World #Pakistan #NewsTracker #Health #HIV #Thalassemia #Dr Yasmin Rashid #Blood transfusions
World Aids Day: HIV is losing its edge, becoming less deadly, finds study

Dec 03, 2014

World Aids Day: HIV is losing its edge, becoming less deadly, finds study

Rapid evolution of HIV, the human immunodeficiency virus, is slowing its ability to cause AIDS, according to a study of more than 2,000 women in Africa. #Life #science #HIV #Africa #AIDS #immunity #HIV positive #Deadly virus #immunodeficiency virus #Oxford researchers
World Aids Day: Half of India's HIV cases from Andhra, TN, Karnataka and Telangana

Dec 01, 2014

World Aids Day: Half of India's HIV cases from Andhra, TN, Karnataka and Telangana

Four states in south India account for about 50 percent of the HIV cases in the country, according to the Ministry of health and family welfare. #India #Tamil Nadu #NewsTracker #Andhra Pradesh #Health #Karnataka #HIV #Telangana #Health Minister #JP Nadda #Disease #South India #Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
US health officials looking past Ebola to prepare for next epidemic

Nov 24, 2014

US health officials looking past Ebola to prepare for next epidemic

The next Ebola or the next SARS. Maybe even the next HIV. Even before the Ebola epidemic in West Africa is brought under control, US public health officials are girding for the next health disaster. #United States #US #NewsTracker #HIV #West Africa #Ebola Virus #Ebola #SARS #Ebola Epidemic #CDC

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India, US firms join hands to make HIV war affordable

Jul 12, 2011

India, US firms join hands to make HIV war affordable

A big US pharma company has finally taken proactive measures (learning from history no doubt) to license innovative drugs to lowcost drug makers in India so that they reach the people who need them the most. #Ranbaxy Laboratories #GeekSpeak #HIV/AIDS #Antiretroviral drug #Gilead Sciences
Breakthrough in AIDS battle How relevant for India?

May 16, 2011

Breakthrough in AIDS battle How relevant for India?

The new study on HIV/AIDS, which said treating infected people with antiretrovirals early on could stop infection transmission, sounds promising. However, early detection and the course of medication are still huge challenges. #HIV/AIDS #Health/Medical/Pharmaceuticals #Duesberg hypothesis #HIV