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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.

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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).

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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.

The university suspended Nirmala Devi, Assistant Professor at Devanga Arts College in Virudhunagar. (Representational)

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.

Uttar Pradesh HIV cases

Uttar Pradesh: Quack who ‘infected’ 33 with HIV using same syringe held

A team comprising members of the National Aids Control Organisation and UP AIDS Control Society on Wednesday visited affected villages in Bangarmau, the district hospital and CMO Dr S P Chaudhary’s office.

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Two HIV positive women to get engaged at mass wedding of 251 in Surat

“I have taken the responsibility as their father. This time real estate developer Sanjay Movaliya is also helping us,” said Savani.

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HIV rates on rise among people over the age of 50 in Europe

Around one in six new cases of HIV diagnosed in Europe are in people over the age of 50, health officials said on Wednesday, showing a need to raise awareness and tailor testing programmes to older generations.

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Scientists identify new, more effective way to treat HIV

Researchers from University of South Carolina (USC) in the US identified a novel human protein variant that can be targeted to prevent the human immunodeficiency virus from harming HIV-positive individuals.

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High Court seeks reply on plea of man who ‘got HIV while working at govt hospital’

Ashok Agarwal, counsel for the petitioner, had earlier submitted a plea stating that the petitioner had been working as an assistant technician at a laboratory in a government hospital since April 2011, during which he suffered a few needle prick injuries.

Tested positive for HIV, man, two daughters commit suicide in UP

South African girl becomes third child with HIV in remission, says study

At the moment, the researchers are unable to make it clear why the trial proved to be successful for the girl but failed for 410 other children who were part of the trial.

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MSACS to reach out to ‘unreached’ high-risk group of sex workers

AIDS control body to focus on sex workers who solicit customers online or via telephone, also plans survey of ‘high-risk’ migrants. The Society has also planned to conduct a survey of the mobile and floating population of high-risk migrants.

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‘Hepatitis detection remains high among voluntary blood donors, HIV dips’

While National Aids control Organisation (NACO) programme conducts active screening and treatment of HIV infection, making considerable dent in new cases, hepatitis has no active screening campaign under central or state government.

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What is HIV/AIDS Bill? All your questions answered

The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome(AIDS) (Prevention and Control) Bill was passed in Lok Sabha on Wednesday. Here is all you need to know about it.

Homosexual men in small towns are less likely to be tested for HIV: Study

This is connected to internalised feelings of homophobia and a reluctance to disclose sexual preferences.

A ray of hope: Single antibody infusions found promising against HIV

A single antibody infusion can protect monkeys against infection with an HIV-like virus.