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HIV Initiatives in the Works: Self-Testing, Sterile Needle Programs, Vaccine Trial
As December 1 marks World AIDS Day, researchers report on the latest prevention and diagnosis strategies as well as a threat in the quest to eradicate the disease.
Although antiretroviral therapy is effective in suppressing HIV-1 replication, it does not eradicate the virus and it requires lifelong adherence to the therapy. Authors of a new study say that bNAbs may be the key.
Combining the common cold virus and a DNA-based vaccine revs up the immune system to fight the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), according to a team of researchers from the University of Adelaide in South Australia.
New hepatitis C treatments made accessible through competition and other access strategies have been given to over one million patients in as many as 13 low-and middle-income countries, according to a new report from the World Health Organization (WHO).
Recommendations that children with asthma not get live attenuated flu vaccine may not be necessary, researchers found.
Deaths from measles can come through a complication known as SSPE, and it is more common than thought. It can occur years after measles infection, even in adults.
Not only is Brazilian AIDS and infectious disease specialist Mauro Schecter, MD, PhD, an expert in Zika, he was also a patient. In the opening session of IDWeek 2016, he described what that was like.
At IDWeek 2016, Mark Murphy, DO, Advocate Children's discussed his team's quality improvement project to improve the HPV vaccine completion rates in pediatric patients, which is an "ongoing national issue".
An interesting discovery about some Irish women exposed to the hepatitis C virus in the late 1970s has led scientists to study the possible existence of a super immune gene.

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