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Undetectable viral load at time of immunisation enhances yellow fever vaccine protection for ...

Undetectable viral load at time of immunisation enhances yellow fever vaccine protection for ...
- “Persons infected with HIV demonstrated good short-term immune response to YFV [yellow fever vaccination], which decreased to 75% ten years p.v. ...

Boys' for rent in Tokyo: Sex, lies and vulnerable young lives

Boys' for rent in Tokyo: Sex, lies and vulnerable young lives
- Many young people, not just those working in the sex industry, do not know about HIV/AIDS,” says Yuzuru Ikushima, executive director of Place Tokyo, which offers information on HIV prevention, supports people who have contracted HIV and also conducts surveys of HIV and AIDS prevalence among ...

Russia, China to Pool Efforts to Develop Combined HIV Vaccine

Russia, China to Pool Efforts to Develop Combined HIV Vaccine
- Kozlov's team participated in Russia's first program to develop an HIV vaccine. After analyzing the molecular epidemiology of an early stage of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Russia and other countries of the former USSR, the scientists obtained full-size genomes of HIV-1variants dominant in Russia.

Dingake laments poor human rights in Africa

Dingake laments poor human rights in Africa
- Persons who are living with HIV or are perceived to be HIV positive are discriminated against and stigmatised. Discrimination against people with TB is also quite widespread,” he said. Dingake noted, “The major problem of the African human rights mechanism is the weak human rights institutions that ...

Are you ready for this Nairobi-made condom?

Are you ready for this Nairobi-made condom?
- use in Africa is expected to keep growing. Condom use is the most effective way of preventing sexually-transmitted infections such as HIV/Aids.

UN official cites violence against Latin women in spread of HIV

UN official cites violence against Latin women in spread of HIV
Across Latin America, the overall number of infections of the AIDS-causing human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) has been stagnating, a worrying phenomenon when compared to other regions, like Africa, where it is in decline. Loures, who holds the rank of UN undersecretary general, was in San Jose ...

Prevalence and circumstances of forced sex and post-migration HIV acquisition in sub-Saharan ...

Prevalence and circumstances of forced sex and post-migration HIV acquisition in sub-Saharan ...
- Sub-Saharan African migrant women are a key population at risk of HIV infection in Europe. Using data from the ANRS-PARCOURS study, we aimed to assess the prevalence of forced sex after migration and its association with post-migration acquisition of HIV as well as the circumstances of forced sex ...

Three decades on, stigma still stymies HIV prevention and treatment

Three decades on, stigma still stymies HIV prevention and treatment
There have been great strides and many important victories in the fight against HIV. Scientific innovations and sustained investment have been the most important weapons in this ongoing battle. Nevertheless the epidemic retains a powerful grip – especially on people in Africa. In sub-Saharan Africa, ...