HIV & AIDS

AIDS summit in S.Africa to warn of lagging effort

Sixteen years after Nelson Mandela galvanised the world to take up the fight against AIDS, experts and activists return to the South African city of Durban on Monday, seeking to revitalise the fight against the disease.

Jul 16, 2016
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HIV 'safe houses' identified

Researchers from the University of Montreal Hospital Research Center (CRCHUM) have identified cells that provide "safe houses" for the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) during antiretroviral therapy (ART).

Jul 14, 2016
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Quest to end AIDS epidemic at risk: UN

Efforts to end the global AIDS pandemic by 2030 are lagging, the UN warned Tuesday, decrying rising numbers of new HIV infections among adults in many regions, with Russia especially hard-hit.

Jul 12, 2016
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