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Patients Sue Indiana Hospital Over Possible Disease Exposure

Patients Sue Indiana Hospital Over Possible Disease Exposure

Dec 1
More than 1,000 surgical patients are suing a northern Indiana hospital after being notified that a sterilization failure could have exposed them to deadly infections.

Women and AIDS: The Ms. Foundation Responds

Women and AIDS: The Ms. Foundation Responds

Dec 1
Ms. Foundation for Women President and CEO Teresa C. Younger released the following statement on World AIDS Day.

Complacency a Concern as AIDS Treatment Improves in Africa

Complacency a Concern as AIDS Treatment Improves in Africa

By Rodney Muhumulza | Dec 1
AIDS has no cure. HIV is still here. But some people are forgetting that.

Communites Can Make (or Break) Strategies to Curb HIV

Communites Can Make (or Break) Strategies to Curb HIV

Dec 1
Communities continue to be vital in efforts to bring the pandemic under control, proving themselves as custodians and keepers of rich knowledge that creates the context in which HIV transmission occurs.

Study: For Babies Born with HIV, Start Treatment Right Away

Study: For Babies Born with HIV, Start Treatment Right Away

By Lauren Neergaard | Nov 30
When babies are born with HIV, starting treatment within hours to days is better than waiting even the few weeks to months that's the norm in many countries, researchers reported this week.

South Africa Needs to Get More Young People with HIV on Treatment

South Africa Needs to Get More Young People with HIV on Treatment

Nov 30
Unlike most age groups, adolescent mortality is increasing, with HIV being the leading cause of adolescent death in Africa.

Congress Budget Battles Could Leave HIV Funding Out in the Cold

Congress Budget Battles Could Leave HIV Funding Out in the Cold

Nov 30
As of right now, additional funding linked to the administration's Ending the HIV Epidemic (EtE) initiative has not been included as an anomaly in the current CR; as a result, the future of EtE programming remains in doubt.

Rapper Azealia Banks Apologizes for Her PrEP Rant

Rapper Azealia Banks Apologizes for Her PrEP Rant

Nov 27
Controversial rapper Azealia Banks took to Instagram this week to offer an apology to those who use PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis) after launching into a rant last month.

Dance Teacher Pleads Guilty to Exposing Teen Boy to HIV

Dance Teacher Pleads Guilty to Exposing Teen Boy to HIV

Nov 20
A dance teacher who appeared on a reality TV show has pleaded guilty in Tennessee to raping a teenage student and exposing him to the AIDS virus.

Mailing Free Home HIV Tests Helps Detect More Infections

Mailing Free Home HIV Tests Helps Detect More Infections

By Lindsey Tanner | Nov 18
Mailing free home HIV tests to high-risk men offers a potentially better strategy for detecting infections than usual care.

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