The series of steps that HIV follows to multiply in the body. The process begins when HIV encounters a CD4 cell. The seven steps in the HIV life cycle are: 1) binding; 2) fusion; 3) reverse transcription; 4) integration; 5) […]
The allotment expands on a program known as the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, which was first started by the Bush administration. Please click here to read the statement by National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice on New PEPFAR […]
Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have been awarded up to nearly $6 million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to develop a revolutionary HIV/AIDS alternative vaccine that has demonstrated great potential in animal […]
New guidelines from the World Health Organization increase by nine million the number of people who should get antiretroviral triple therapy and by untold millions the number who should get protective doses. Please click here for the New York Times […]
Almost 2.8 billion people live in countries where identifying as lesbian, gay, transgender, bisexual and intersex could lead to imprisonment, corporal punishment or even death. What began as a photo based project by award-winning photographer and human rights activist Robin […]
Washington, D.C. has a higher AIDS diagnosis rate than any U.S. state, with about 2.4 percent of residents living with HIV/AIDS. Just over 14 percent of those cases are linked to injection drug use. But until 2007, there was a […]
Truvada, a daily pill that holds the hope of eliminating the risk of contracting HIV, appears to be living up to its promise. In the first real-world study of the prescription drug, Kaiser researchers found no new HIV infections among […]
To recognize National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day (NHAAD) on September 18, AIDS.gov is sharing facts and digital resources to highlight opportunities to reach out to older adults. – See more at: https://blog.aids.gov/2015/09/digital-resources-for-national-hivaids-and-aging-awareness-day-2015.html#sthash.goQEjCVE.dpuf Please click here for full article.