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  • New CRISPR technique in human blood to help find cure for HIV

    New CRISPR technique in human blood to help find cure for HIV

    Drug developers and research teams have been searching for cures and new treatment modalities for HIV for over 40 years but are limited by their understanding of how the virus establishes infection in the human body.

    April 4, 2022
  • At least 114 Assam jail inmates test HIV positive

    At least 114 Assam jail inmates test HIV positive

    Officials of the AIDS Control societies in Assam, Tripura, Mizoram and Manipur said the trend of IDUs is rising at an alarming rate among the youth between 15 and 20 years in the north-eastern states, especially in Assam, Tripura, Mizoram, Manipur and Nagaland.

    October 11, 2021
  • Covid pushed back progress made on HIV, TB & malaria: Report

    Covid pushed back progress made on HIV, TB & malaria: Report

    The report also highlights significant declines in HIV testing and prevention services for key and vulnerable populations who were already disproportionately affected.

    September 8, 2021
  • Like HIV and hepatitis, Covid cannot infect new born baby from mother : Experts

    Like HIV and hepatitis, Covid cannot infect new born baby from mother : Experts

    "It is witnessed in the second wave that during the post-Covid period many patients are being affected by pneumonia and some by mucormycosis (black fungus)."

    June 4, 2021
  • Mortality rates need careful evaluation

    Mortality rates need careful evaluation

    His recent books include Planet in Peril and Man Over Machine.

    May 26, 2021
  • Study reveals how immune system deteriorates due to Covid-19

    Study reveals how immune system deteriorates due to Covid-19

    According to the study, published in the journal Nature Immunology, overcoming immune exhaustion is a major goal for the development of new therapies for cancer or severe viral infections.

    August 25, 2020
  • Nature has warned us, are we listening?

    Nature has warned us, are we listening?

    Catastrophes such as earthquakes, hurricanes or outbreak of disease like the coronavirus, are fundamentally connected to underlying factors that render particular areas and individuals vulnerable.

    April 3, 2020
  • Renowned Indian-origin virologist Gita Ramjee dies due to Coronavirus in South Africa

    Renowned Indian-origin virologist Gita Ramjee dies due to Coronavirus in South Africa

    Ramjee, aged nearly 50 years, was the Clinical Trials Unit Principal Investigator and Unit Director of the HIV Prevention Research Unit of the South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) offices in Durban.

    April 1, 2020
  • ‘Queer Eye’ star Jonathan Van Ness reveals HIV diagnosis, surviving sexual assault

    ‘Queer Eye’ star Jonathan Van Ness reveals HIV diagnosis, surviving sexual assault

    "It's hard for me to be as open as I want to be when there are certain things I haven't shared publicly. There are issues that need to be talked about," he said.

    September 22, 2019
  • 31 test positive for HIV in Pakistan

    31 test positive for HIV in Pakistan

    In May, an international team of experts from the WHO arrived in Pakistan to probe the HIV outbreak.

    June 15, 2019
  • Combating HIV-AIDS in India

    Combating HIV-AIDS in India

    It is one of the vital obligations of the nation to ensure the creation and subsequent maintenance of conditions conducive to good health as has been cited in the Constitutional directives contained in Articles 38, 39(e), 39 (f), 42, 47 and 48 A in Part IV of the Constitution of India.

    June 7, 2019
  • International team arriving in Pakistan to probe HIV outbreak

    International team arriving in Pakistan to probe HIV outbreak

    As of Monday, 700 people including 576 children were tested positive for HIV since the outbreak was first reported on April 25.

    May 28, 2019
  • HIV outbreak sparks panic in southern Pakistan

    HIV outbreak sparks panic in southern Pakistan

    With about 20,000 new HIV infections reported in 2017 alone, Pakistan currently has the second fastest growing HIV rates across Asia, according to the UN.

    May 16, 2019
  • Controlling TB

    Controlling TB

    To go by the Global Tuberculosis Report 2017 report, incidence of TB in India (including HIV) is 27,90,000, incidence referring to the number of new cases during a certain time period (usually a year).

    March 24, 2019
  • Patented knowledge~II

    Patented knowledge~II

    From 1972 to 2005, because of the lack of patent laws for drugs, Indian drug companies were able to use alternative legal processes to manufacture generic versions of drugs. These generic drug companies were able to produce low-priced drugs that were considered among the cheapest in the world. This allowed India to provide free antiretroviral treatment to 340,000 HIV infected persons in the country.

    March 21, 2019
  • Nearly 40 individual HPV types linked to HIV infection

    Nearly 40 individual HPV types linked to HIV infection

    The findings showed that a person with any HPV type, more than one HPV type, or high-risk HPV are more likely to test positive for HIV.

    October 6, 2018
  • China sees rise in AIDS, HIV cases

    China sees rise in AIDS, HIV cases

    By June end, there were 8,20,756 living with HIV and AIDS -- an increase from 7,20,000 since June 2017.

    September 29, 2018