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Riskier male sex pushes Europe's syphilis rates up 70% since 2010

The European report comes after the World Health Organization said last month that around a million people each day worldwide catch a sexually transmitted infection.

Mumbai: HIV rate higher than govt estimates, blood sample camps show

The Mumbai District AIDS Control Society (MDACS) tested the blood samples of 12,000 people across five railway stations in the city, of which 88 tested positive for HIV.

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Thirty one test positive for HIV in Pakistan

The new cases in Shikarpur district see a surge in cases of HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) in Sindh after 215 positive cases, including 181 children, were reported in Ratodero district of Larkana last month, Geo News reported.

State AIDS Control society data: 638 tested HIV positive, 11 per cent from Chandigarh

From 2014 the numbers of HIV positive cases have consistently dropped. As in 2015-16 only 0.98 percent of those who got their test done were tested positive.

Fact Check: What to make of the new HIV-cure claim

Being cured would mean getting rid of the virus forever; remission would mean it is there, but under control for the time being.

Now, an oral test to detect HIV, NARI study to assess accuracy

The Indian Council of Medical Research’s scientific committee has given the go-ahead to NARI for the project. It is like a pregnancy test kit and the confirmatory diagnosis is done later.

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‘For every two HIV deaths, there is a snakebite death... yet very poor awareness about it’

The disease burden could be far bigger, as according to the World Health Organization (WHO), only 10 per cent of snakebite cases is reported.

Mizoram tops states in adult HIV prevalence

According to the Estimations report, HIV incidence per 1,000 uninfected population in 2017 was also highest in Mizoram (1.32) followed by Nagaland (0.59) and Manipur (0.58).

United Nations: Men with same-sex partners 28 times more likely to get HIV

Gay men and men who have sex with men remained most at risk of contracting HIV, along with female sex workers, drug users and transgender women, the Global Aids Update 2018 report noted.

24 prisoners at Gorakhpur district jail test positive for HIV

“While the woman is in jail since March 2014, 16 had come here in 2016 and 2017. Seven others were lodged in jail during the last two months,” he added.

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World Aids Day: Live inspired — Celebs living with HIV and AIDS

Because of the stigma associated with HIV/AIDS, a lot of people who have tested positive either turn recluse or the society ostracises them. People think their lives are over and even suffer from depression, mostly because of the lack of support and love from the society. But over time, many celebrities and well-known personalities have come out in the open to share their stories, and inspire people meanwhile. On the occasion of World AIDS Day, here are 10 of them and their life stories of courage.

World AIDS Day: The battle against the pandemic still on

The AIDS pandemic began more than 30 years ago and has killed up to 40 million people worldwide. On World AIDS Day, here's showcasing some inspiring pictures from across the globe that fill us with hope.

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