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In total, 76.1 million people have been infected with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, since the epidemic started in the 1980s
AIDS claimed a million lives in 2016, almost half the 2005 toll that marked the peak of the deadly epidemic, said a UN report Thursday proclaiming “the scales have tipped”. Not only are new HIV infections and deaths declining, but more people than ever are...
In total, 76.1 million people have been infected with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, since the epidemic started in the 1980s (AFP Photo/MANJUNATH KIRAN)
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An NHS England process to evaluate PrEP is underway. Getty
The National Aids Trust (NAT) has won a high court battle in London to have a preventative treatment for HIV legally funded by NHS England. NHS England was challenged by NAT after it said it did not have the legal power to fund pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP). PrEP is...
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The GlaxoSmithKline building is pictured in Hounslow, west London, Britain, June 18, 2013. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor/File Photo
An HIV drug, approved less than 3 years ago, will now be rolled out in Botswana as a core medicine for patients newly diagnosed, following the largest ever tender secured by GlaxoSmithKline’s HIV business in Africa. ViiV Healthcare, said on Friday it was the...