Tag Archives: Aids

World AIDS Day 2018

Saturday, December 1, marks the 30th annual World AIDS Day (WAD). First observed in 1988 by what is now called the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), the day is a time for the world to come together in solidarity in the fight against the epidemic, to show support for those living with the… Read More »

All people with HIV-2 should receive HIV treatment – without it, most will progress to AIDS and death

Most people with HIV-2 infection with progress to AIDS and death unless they receive antiretroviral therapy (ART), according to the results of a study conducted in Guinea-Bissau and published in The Lancet HIV. HIV-2 infection has been considered more benign than HIV-1 infection, and it had been thought that many people would have a normal… Read More »