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Four London Clinics Report Dramatic Drops in HIV Incidence in Gay Men: PrEP, Early Testing and Early ART Are Likely to Be Key Img
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Four London Clinics Report Dramatic Drops in HIV Incidence in Gay Men: PrEP, Early Testing and Early ART Are Likely to Be Key

At the end of December, several leading London sexual health clinics used social media to report significant drops in number of gay men who were diagnosed HIV positive during 2016.

A New Meningitis Screening Test Could Help Cut South Africa's HIV/AIDS Death Toll Img
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A New Meningitis Screening Test Could Help Cut South Africa's HIV/AIDS Death Toll

South Africa has launched the world's largest national screening program to detect cryptococcal meningitis -- an AIDS-defining infection -- sooner than it would have been picked up in the past.

HIV Viral Load Testing Capacities Progress, Require Global Support, Multiple Partners to Reach 90-90-90 Goals Img
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HIV Viral Load Testing Capacities Progress, Require Global Support, Multiple Partners to Reach 90-90-90 Goals

Four of seven sub-Saharan African countries followed by researchers over the last year and a half now can track the effectiveness of HIV treatment among all patients receiving it.

UNAIDS Announces 18.2 Million People on Antiretroviral Therapy, but Warns That 15-24 Years of Age Is a Highly Dangerous Time for Young Women Img
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UNAIDS Announces 18.2 Million People on Antiretroviral Therapy, but Warns That 15-24 Years of Age Is a Highly Dangerous Time for Young Women

A new UNAIDS report shows that people are particularly vulnerable to HIV at certain points in their lives and calls for a life-cycle approach to find solutions for everyone at every stage of life.

PrEP Popping Up in Guidelines: What to Do When It Happens to You Img
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PrEP Popping Up in Guidelines: What to Do When It Happens to You

The third quarter of 2016 saw all sorts of language about oral PrEP appear in draft or finalized guidelines throughout east and southern Africa. Does all of this mean there's going to be more PrEP in sub-Saharan Africa in the near future? Not exactly...

UK 2015 HIV Statistics: High Engagement With ART but New Infections in Gay Men and Late Diagnosis Overall Still High Img
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UK 2015 HIV Statistics: High Engagement With ART but New Infections in Gay Men and Late Diagnosis Overall Still High

A new report shows that HIV continues to be an epidemic that disproportionately affects gay men (54% of all diagnoses) and that current prevention options are failing to reduce these rates.

Brazil to Start Using Dolutegravir First-Line in Its National Program Img
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Brazil to Start Using Dolutegravir First-Line in Its National Program

Brazil will begin to use dolutegravir in its national program early next year. The Ministry of Health has negotiated a 70% price reduction with ViiV Healthcare.

UNAIDS Releases _Global AIDS Update 2016_ Img
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UNAIDS Releases Global AIDS Update 2016

The report combines data from 160 countries to analyze the progress made and progress needed to meet UNAIDS' goal of ending the AIDS epidemic by 2030.

Antiretroviral Therapy Not Linked to Condomless Sex in Large UK Study Img
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Antiretroviral Therapy Not Linked to Condomless Sex in Large UK Study

Taking antiretroviral therapy did not raise the likelihood of sex without condoms in a cross-sectional study of 3178 men and women in the United Kingdom.

WHO HIV Guidelines Adopted Last Where They Would Make the Biggest Difference, Study Finds Img
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WHO HIV Guidelines Adopted Last Where They Would Make the Biggest Difference, Study Finds

Nearly a year after the release of the World Health Organization's HIV treatment guidelines update, only three countries in sub-Saharan Africa have adopted the latest guidelines as their criteria for treatment access.