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Did the AIDS Panic Make Trump Afraid of Haitians?

Did the AIDS Panic Make Trump Afraid of Haitians?
- More than 200 Haitian refugees who had been approved for asylum, but tested positive for HIV or were related to someone who had, were imprisoned in Guantánamo Bay. As the humanitarian crisis stretched on into the 1992 U.S. presidential election, the political debate about what to do with the ...

People with HIV more likely to get diabetes

People with HIV more likely to get diabetes
- People with HIV are more likely to develop diabetes if they have used some older types of ARVs for a long time. The risk is highest for people above 50 years who started antiretroviral treatment before 1999 or had a longer exposure to older ARVs. A study published in the journal BMJ Open Diabetes ...

George Michael secretly gave nearly $700K to AIDS charity

George Michael secretly gave nearly $700K to AIDS charity
- George Michael secretly donated hundreds of thousands of dollars to keep an HIV trust afloat in memory of his first love. The extent of the late singer's kindness has only come out after his death on Christmas Day 2016, and Project Angel Food has revealed that he would frequently send them checks to ...

Kenyan health advocates reach out to women to boost war against HIV/Aids

Kenyan health advocates reach out to women to boost war against HIV/Aids
Sixty-nine year old Kenyan Josephine Naliaka lost one of her daughters to HIV/Aids two years ago. Her another daughter, who is currently bed-ridden, could succumb to the same disease in the near future. The elderly farmer who is taking care of five children blames witchcraft for ...

War in Ukraine has escalated HIV spread in the country

War in Ukraine has escalated HIV spread in the country
Conflict in Ukraine has increased the risk of HIV outbreaks throughout the country as displaced HIV-infected people move from war-affected regions to areas with higher risk of transmission, according to analysis by scientists.

21, 000 people currently living with HIV/AIDS in Gambia

21, 000 people currently living with HIV/AIDS in Gambia
- West Coast Region AIDS committee's fourth and final quarterly meeting of 2017 has revealed that 21, 000 people are currently living with HIV and AIDS in The Gambia of which 7,000 are on treatment, leaving a good number of people living with the global health threatening infection without treatment.

Researcher identifies HIV mixed status as silent cause of new cases

Researcher identifies HIV mixed status as silent cause of new cases
- “The counselling session should also include determining the socioeconomic status, education, marital status and HIV status of participants. “This will help to inform opinion on how best the government and other stakeholders can intervene to improve disclosure among mixed status couples in the ...

Newly-discovered TB blood signal provides early warning for at-risk patients

Newly-discovered TB blood signal provides early warning for at-risk patients
- Tuberculosis can be detected in people with HIV infection via a unique blood signal before symptoms appear, according to a new study. By providing new insights into how the body responds during the early stages of the disease, the findings could enable researchers to develop tests to predict and ...