Despite its increased severity, the scientists who identified the VB variant have emphasized that it represented no great threat to the general public.
National Black HIV/ AIDS Awareness Day was first established in 1999 to provide grassroots-level awareness within Black communities by educating them about prevention, care and treatment of AIDS.
The Biden administration has labeled racism a “public health threat” in its national HIV/AIDS strategy. It will focus on addressing inequities in the healthcare outcomes in marginalized communities.
The day was first observed in 1988.
Freddie Mercury died on this day 30 years ago from AIDs.
The victim alleged the family members married the man off despite knowing he was HIV positive.
"People aged 50 and older with diagnosed HIV are living longer, healthier lives because of effective HIV treatment," the CDC said.
National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day aims to increase HIV education, testing, and treatment in communities of color in the U.S.
National Geographic is making a feature-length documentary on Dr. Anthony Fauci and how he has been one of the most important people in the history of the U.S. to battle various deadly diseases.
This might be the first-ever case of long-term HIV remission, without risky or invasive options like bone-marrow transplants.
The UN warned of the drastic impact if the HIV services are postponed, supply chains stalled, or healthcare serviced overwhelmed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
After a recent viral Facebook post of a COVID-19 survivor, who was a main candidate as a blood donor for his convalescent plasma, but got rejected to due to his sexual orientation, many groups urged the FDA to consider implementing looser guidelines regarding the deferrals for blood donation amid the COVID-19 crisis, especially for potential donors who are members of the LGBTQ+ community. Currently, the FDA has reduced the previously 12-month ban period on blood donation for men who have sex with men, among others, to only 3 months to prevent a nationwide blood supply shortage in the time of the pandemic.
As coronavirus cases are increasing exponentially in the African region, experts are dreading COVID-19's impact on HIV patients.
The World Health Organization's Director-General said "Africa can't and won't be a testing ground for any vaccine."
The unapproved drug is a mix of lopinavir and ritonavir and is manufactured by American biopharmaceutical firm AbbVie.
[After 30 months of stopping the treatment, Adam Castillejo lives an HIV-free life.
Trump restates his promise to cure HIV by 2030 in a "strange" tweet.
Donald Trump Jr. is in trouble with the LGBTQ nation for an ignorant and insulting tweet about HIV+ people.
Rasheem Ikey Bodiford was sentenced to 10 years in state prison and five years of probation for three felony counts of having sexual contact with a person without notifying he was diagnosed with AIDS-causing HIV.
The researchers are now looking forward to a day when a complete eradication of HIV could be possible.
It's been 10 years since the "Berlin Patient" was successfully treated for HIV, and now a second person has been treated in London.
Apple vice president of product marketing Greg Joswiak has named the iPhone XR as the top-selling variant of the three 2018 models.
Gay dating app Grindr has been sharing the HIV status of its users with other companies.
Filipino president Rodrigo Duterte said in a speech that men should not use condoms because "they don't feel good," despite the country's growing HIV problem.
Lapeer Community School Board candidate Austin Franzel, 18, apologized -- and then defended - a tweet in which he said the "Black Girls Rock" youth empowerment group is a racist double standard.
Police in Uttar Pradesh, India, tracked down Rajendra Yadav, an unqualified medical practitioner, after a criminal case was filed against him over the spread of the HIV infection in the northern state’s Unnao district.
HIV has killed more than 35 million people so far. The new breakthrough brings a much needed hope.
A vaccine for HIV might be on the horizon, after scientists found a way to get your body’s immune system to attack the virus’ protective shield.
Valentino Talluto, 33, was diagnosed with HIV in 2006. But he still went on to use social media to have sexual intercourse with over 50 women and a minor.
Normally, HIV patients need to stay on antiretroviral (ART) drugs for a lifetime to make sure that their illness does not escalate to life-threatening proportions.