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HIV-AIDS surveillance in Ahmedabad dropped to nearly 50 per cent due to Covid: AMC

January 14, 2021 12:35 pm

According to data provided to Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation, the year 2020 saw nearly 80 per cent drop in people tested. groups.

World AIDS Day 2020: A doctor debunks top five myths about the virus and its transmission

December 01, 2020 2:10 pm

"Misinformation and stigmatisation has dramatically impacted patients with HIV/AIDS across the globe," says Dr Kirti Sabnis, Infectious Disease Specialist, Fortis Hospitals, Mumbai

World AIDS Day 2020: HIV AIDS care amid COVID-19 pandemic

December 01, 2020 12:41 pm

As far as HIV-AIDS patients and Covid-19 is concerned, we need to understand the basic mechanism of both infections and keep our information source right and authentic, said Dr Arvind Aggarwal, senior consultant, Internal Medicine, Sri Balaji Action Medical Institute

New UNAIDS report suggests getting HIV response back on track

November 28, 2020 11:03 am

The report, 'Prevailing against the pandemic by putting people at the centre', said that five years after a global commitment was made to fast-track the HIV response and end AIDS by 2030, the world is off track.

How a 1985 film exposed the hypocrisy and unease around the HIV/AIDS crisis

October 03, 2020 8:26 pm

‘Buddies’ by Arthur J Bressan Jr is the first feature film to be made about the HIV/AIDS pandemic

First man cured of HIV infection now has terminal cancer

September 25, 2020 11:40 pm

Brown, dubbed "the Berlin patient" because of where he lived at the time, had a transplant from a donor with a rare, natural resistance to the AIDS virus.

Gujarat: HIV-positive man ‘bites’ CISF jawan in Surat, held

April 23, 2020 1:20 am

According to police, CISF constable Anand Singh Chauhan (42), hailing from Haryana and posted at Kandla port, Kutch, was deployed with his battalion in Surat to enforce lockdown.

HIV patients lose immunity to smallpox despite vaccination, AIDS drugs: Study

January 04, 2020 6:11 pm

According to researchers, this condition called HIV-associated immune amnesia may explain why patients with AIDS tend to have shorter lives on average than their HIV-negative counterparts.

High demand for HIV self-screening test, reveals NARI study

November 30, 2019 7:42 am

NACO deliberating on introducing test for high-risk groups

Woman dies of shock after learning she is HIV+, probe ordered into wrong report

August 29, 2019 10:25 am

At the Shimla hospital, seeing the HIV+ report, the doctors asked her husband too to get tested. The Woman overheard this conversation and slipped into a coma. Later, a new round of tests had ruled out HIV. But by then the woman’s condition was quite critical and she died at the IGMC Hospital.