News tagged with antiretroviral drugs

Gates urges more tools, vaccine to end AIDS

AIDS cannot be halted through treatment alone, and more prevention tools, in particular a vaccine, are needed to move seriously toward ending it, philanthropist Bill Gates said Monday.

Jul 23, 2012
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Facts about HIV/AIDS worldwide in 2011

Here are some key facts and figures on HIV/AIDS in 2011, released by UNAIDS on Wednesday ahead of the International AIDS Conference set to take place in Washington on July 22-27.

Jul 18, 2012
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HIV drug resistance creeps higher: WHO

Drug resistance to HIV medicines has been creeping higher in parts of Africa and Asia but is not steep enough to cause alarm, said a survey released by the World Health Organization on Wednesday.

Jul 18, 2012
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HIV drugs reach 8 million in needy countries

More than eight million people -- a record number in low- and middle-income countries -- are now taking antiretroviral drugs to treat HIV, according to data released Wednesday by UNAIDS.

Jul 18, 2012
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