Many high-profile celebrities have lived and died with the HIV/AIDS as well. The loss of these stars should serve as a reminder of what our community will continue to lose if we don’t educate ourselves, change our behaviors, get tested regularly and get treated to prevent and fight against HIV…which many people forget is very much a preventable disease.
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On June 5, 1981, the issue of Morbidity and Mortality Weekly report (MMWR) had a peculiar article. But before we get to that, I should mention that MMWR, published by the US Center for Disease Control, is the premier publication read more about A Somber Anniversary or Cause for Celebration? Forty Years Since The First Reports of AIDS in the US.
In March 2020, the 28th annual Conference on Retroviruses and Oportunistic Infections (CROI) was held virtually. HIV is in the family of Retroviruses and this conference has long been considered the top research meeting for presenting cutting-edge research in HIV read more about Lenacapravir for treating HIV Infection; Is this as good as it gets?
Mosaico is a large study that will try to prove whether the experimental vaccine regimen can prevent HIV infection in North America, Latin America, and Europe. To do this, the study will enroll cisgender men and transgender people who have read more about Mosaico: The New Fight Against HIV
Finally, the moment many have been waiting for has come. On January 21, 2021 the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Cabanuva, an injectable form of combination therapy for treatment of HIV infection. The two components of Cabanuva are read more about The Future is NOW! The First Long-Acting Treatment For HIV Has Been Approved
Many people living with HIV are wondering whether the vaccines are appropriate for them and where they will end up in the queue. Reassuringly, current evidence indicates that vaccination is safe for this population. As the first COVID-19 vaccines are read more about What Those With HIV/AIDS Should Know About the COVID-19 Vaccine
For persons who are living with HIV, maintaining good health is paramount. Apart from sticking to their prescribed medical regimen, eating well is another essential pillar for total wellness. Choosing the right diet can also help you to deal with read more about Nutrition Tips For Persons Living With HIV