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UNAIDS Warns That Progress Is Slowing and Time Is Running Out to Reach the 2020 HIV Targets

New HIV infections are rising in around 50 countries, AIDS-related deaths are not falling fast enough, and flat resources are threatening success, according to a new report by UNAIDS.

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Uganda

Efavirenz Side Effects and Other Drug-Drug Interactions Are Common in Ugandan Cohort

Drug-drug interactions and side effects, associated with currently-used first-line antiretroviral therapy, are under-reported and managed in Uganda.

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Men Who Have Sex With Men

Broad PrEP Access in Australia Reduces HIV Infections Even With Reduced Condom Use by People Not on PrEP

A controversial new study is wrongly driving prejudice against PrEP, according to Simon Collins.

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China

China Approves Albuvirtide: A Once-Weekly Injectable Entry Inhibitor

On June 6, 2018, without news from the U.S. FDA, a press release from Frontier Biotech announced the approval of a new HIV drug in China that is given by once-weekly injection.

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Human Touch and Targeted Screening Helps to Reduce HIV Outbreak in Athens

After Greece experienced a large increase in the number of new HIV infections among people who inject drugs, organizations launched a program to "seek, test, treat, and retain" in order to put a halt to the outbreak.

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Mexico

This Week in HIV Research: Can Police Worsen HIV Outbreaks?

Whether a local HIV outbreak in Tijuana, Mexico, may be related to police activity; PrEP and stigma in hookup apps; HIV, aging, and the immune system; cannabis as a systemic anti-inflammatory.

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Viewpoints

The Cost of Cuts in HIV Spending: A Top HIV Clinical Development of 2017

2017 could have been worse. Although propelled to power by blustery threats to cut or eliminate publicly funded programs, including those that keep people living with HIV alive and well, the new administration has largely been unable to convert rheto...

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British Columbia Study Finds HIV Testing and Treatment Programs Save Money

Researchers found that, although HIV testing and treatment cost money, over the long term their impact on health resulted in savings because fewer people became infected with HIV.

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HIV Self-Test Helps ID 'Hidden People' With HIV Across the Globe, but Questions Remain

OraQuick use is being scaled up across the globe -- but, as with any new technology, some experts are worried about possible implications of a rollout in Africa, Asia and other less-wealthy regions where HIV is a major public health crisis.

Velephi Okello
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Swaziland Dramatically Reduces HIV Incidence Through Test-and-Treat Programs

Swaziland has dramatically reduced the number of new HIV infections while simultaneously getting a substantial portion of the HIV-positive population on treatment.