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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

Half of global population lacks access to basic diagnostics for common disease, says Lancet Commission's analysis
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Half of global population lacks access to basic diagnostics for common disease, says Lancet Commission's analysis

The Commission brought together 25 experts from 16 countries who noted that without access to accurate, high-quality, and affordable diagnostics, many people will be overtreated, undertreated or not treated at all.

COVID-19 pandemic has 'devastating' impact on fight against HIV, TB and malaria in 2020, says Global Fund
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COVID-19 pandemic has 'devastating' impact on fight against HIV, TB and malaria in 2020, says Global Fund

The fund calculated that around 4.7 million people were treated for TB in 2020, around one million fewer than in 2019

Two-year study to analyse how COVID-19 vaccines affect people with weakened immunity
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Two-year study to analyse how COVID-19 vaccines affect people with weakened immunity

Dozens of French hospitals have launched a two-year study with 10,000 people to find out how people respond to coronavirus immunisation.

Two years after needle reuse scandal, around 1,500 Pakistani children test positive for HIV in Sindh
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Two years after needle reuse scandal, around 1,500 Pakistani children test positive for HIV in Sindh

Parents say they are doomed as the govt provide antibiotics or multivitamins and they can't afford to buy it themselves.

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.

You have to learn from history, but we don't seem to, says WHO scientist Soumya Swaminathan
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You have to learn from history, but we don't seem to, says WHO scientist Soumya Swaminathan

She watched HIV patients die horrible deaths when treatments were already available in the West.

Pose star Billy Porter reveals he's been 'living with HIV' for 14 years
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Pose star Billy Porter reveals he's been 'living with HIV' for 14 years

"I hope this frees me so that I can experience real, unadulterated joy, peace and intimacy without shame," Billy Porter says, who won an Emmy for his HIV-positive character Pray Tell in Pose.

World TB Day: Shorter treatment plans work when long courses fall through
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World TB Day: Shorter treatment plans work when long courses fall through

Without treatment, five percent to 10 percent of people with TB infection will develop active TB.

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.

Australia stops COVID-19 vaccine trials as many volunteers generate HIV antibodies
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Australia stops COVID-19 vaccine trials as many volunteers generate HIV antibodies

Although it has been abandoned, the phase 1 trial will continue to assess how long the HIV antibodies persist, adding studies so far show that the levels are already falling.

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: Why it’s important to keep diagnosing, treating AIDS patients during the COVID-19 pandemic
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World AIDS Day 2020: Why it’s important to keep diagnosing, treating AIDS patients during the COVID-19 pandemic

Lockdowns were essential to slow COVID-19's spread but have had a negative effect on people relying on HIV prevention, care and treatment services.

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 immunotherapy for influenza virus infections may also help fight HIV and COVID-19, study suggests
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New immunotherapy for influenza virus infections may also help fight HIV and COVID-19, study suggests

Some studies also indicate that flu shots or vaccines can offer some protection against COVID-19