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World AIDS Day 2021: All you need to know about antiretroviral therapy and how it works
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World AIDS Day 2021: All you need to know about antiretroviral therapy and how it works

Through Anti-retroviral therapy, patients effectively overpower the HIV replication that takes place in the body

World AIDS Day 2021: From how it is caused to risk factors, all you need to know about disease
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World AIDS Day 2021: From how it is caused to risk factors, all you need to know about disease

AIDS is the most advanced stage of HIV which stands for human immunodeficiency virus. It is a virus that breaks down certain cells in the immune system

Diana's London flat before she became princess gets Blue Plaque recognition
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Diana's London flat before she became princess gets Blue Plaque recognition

The Blue Plaque scheme, run by the English Heritage charity, honours notable people and organisations who were connected with particular buildings across London

UN calls for urgent action to end AIDS by 2030 as COVID-19 exacerbates medical inequalities
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UN calls for urgent action to end AIDS by 2030 as COVID-19 exacerbates medical inequalities

The declaration commits the assembly’s 193 member nations to implement the 18-page document, including reducing annual new HIV infections to under 3,70,000 and annual AIDS-related deaths to under 2,50,000 by 2025.

COVID-19 vaccines were developed in under a year, HIV still awaits a vaccine four decades later
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COVID-19 vaccines were developed in under a year, HIV still awaits a vaccine four decades later

Last year, a study in South Africa involved the only vaccine candidate that showed protection, was ultimately not effective enough.

COVID-19 derailed HIV fight by monopolising health workers and resources, say experts
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COVID-19 derailed HIV fight by monopolising health workers and resources, say experts

Before COVID-19, health officials were celebrating how new medicines and other developments had gradually tamed HIV.

In Chennai, India's largest panoramic mural created in solidarity with AIDS survivors
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In Chennai, India's largest panoramic mural created in solidarity with AIDS survivors

The panoramic mural, titled ‘We Are’, spreads the message of shared humanity, of how people suffering or having recovered from AIDS deserve equal rights and a place in society.

First long-acting HIV treatment Cabenuva approved by FDA as monthly shots
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First long-acting HIV treatment Cabenuva approved by FDA as monthly shots

ViiV said the shot combo would cost $5,940 for an initial, higher dose and $3,960 per month afterward.

World AIDS Day 2020: All you need to know about virus that infected over 1.7 million people in 2019
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World AIDS Day 2020: All you need to know about virus that infected over 1.7 million people in 2019

AIDS or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome is a life-threatening condition that is caused by the human immunodeficiency virus, which attacks a person's immune system and makes them susceptible to other diseases

World AIDS Day 2020: How COVID-19 pandemic has affected people living with HIV/AIDS
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World AIDS Day 2020: How COVID-19 pandemic has affected people living with HIV/AIDS

HIV/AIDS can be a fatal disease and there is currently no cure for it.

World AIDS Day: Battles won and lost against AIDS hold valuable lessons for managing COVID-19
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World AIDS Day: Battles won and lost against AIDS hold valuable lessons for managing COVID-19

There are fears that developing nations might be excluded from accessing a vaccine but global mechanisms are now in place to avoid this and encourage solidarity.

World AIDS Day 2020: Despite ambitious global targets, India's progress in AIDS control falls short in a few crucial aspects
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World AIDS Day 2020: Despite ambitious global targets, India's progress in AIDS control falls short in a few crucial aspects

Around 30 percent of Indians between 15-49 years of age reported discriminatory attitudes towards people living with HIV.

New therapy — cabotegravir — 89 percent more effective in preventing HIV than daily pills, finds UNAIDS body
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New therapy — cabotegravir — 89 percent more effective in preventing HIV than daily pills, finds UNAIDS body

The trial involved more than 3,200 women between 18 and 45 years old who were at higher risk of acquiring HIV in the African continent.

Pleicomacrolides, a class of antibiotics, may help immune system kill HIV-infected cells, shows study
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Pleicomacrolides, a class of antibiotics, may help immune system kill HIV-infected cells, shows study

When the researchers used Concanamycin A to treat HIV-infected Nef-expressing cells, they found that it activated a particular type of immune cells, which then cleared off the HIV-infected cells

Coronavirus Outbreak: American TV showrunners reveal how they're shooting intimate scenes during pandemic
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Coronavirus Outbreak: American TV showrunners reveal how they're shooting intimate scenes during pandemic

The coronavirus outbreak in the US has led to TV shows taking to creative changes like mannequins, spousal stand-ins, and phone sex to project intimacy.

Anti-vaxxers to AIDS denialism, should online platforms be held accountable for the misinformation they host?
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Anti-vaxxers to AIDS denialism, should online platforms be held accountable for the misinformation they host?

As people take to the internet to spread misinformation like cures for autism and encourage AIDS denialism, social media algorithms boost their messages.

Safe sex practices for LGBTQ+: Protection, destigmatising STIs and other things you should keep in mind for a healthy sex life
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Safe sex practices for LGBTQ+: Protection, destigmatising STIs and other things you should keep in mind for a healthy sex life

The stigma attached to the LGBTQ+ community, and sex in general, in India and most other countries, makes it more difficult to spread awareness about safe sex practices

Author and playwright Larry Kramer, who used his work to raise consciousness about AIDS, dies at 84
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Author and playwright Larry Kramer, who used his work to raise consciousness about AIDS, dies at 84

Larry Kramer was as known for his public fight to secure medical treatment, acceptance and civil rights for people with AIDS as he was for his creative writing.

World AIDS Vaccine Day 2020: Bill Clinton's speech in 1997 birthed the concept; HIV advocates mark day to raise awareness on need for vaccine
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World AIDS Vaccine Day 2020: Bill Clinton's speech in 1997 birthed the concept; HIV advocates mark day to raise awareness on need for vaccine

World AIDS Vaccine Day or HIV Vaccine Awareness Day is observed on 18 May to spread awareness regarding the importance of a vaccine to prevent HIV infection.

Responding to the coronavirus outbreak while being queer, femme, and a body that doesn't conform
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Responding to the coronavirus outbreak while being queer, femme, and a body that doesn't conform

There’s been a lot of policing of bodies in this time of the coronavirus pandemic and LGBTQ+ influencers on social media have been especially calling out the community for not adhering to shutdowns ordered by public health ministries. Their logic: we should know better having been schooled and brought up in the post-AIDS/HIV times.