HIV & AIDS

UN appoints new HIV/AIDS chief after controversy

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres appointed a new HIV/AIDS chief on Wednesday after the previous incumbent left accused of serious mismanagement.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Mouse models may not accurately mimic severity of gonorrhea infection

There is an urgent need to develop a vaccine to prevent gonorrhea infection due to rapidly increasing incidence and growing antibiotic resistance. BUSM researchers (in collaboration with University of Toronto researchers) ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Tracing the sudden, dangerous rise of Zika

The Zika virus (ZIKV) poses a public health threat in Southeast Asia, and domestic awareness campaigns are needed to help reduce infection potential.

HIV & AIDS

HIV infects one teenaged girl every 3 minutes: UN

Every three minutes, a girl between the ages of 15 and 19 is infected with the virus that causes AIDS, said a UN report Wednesday that warned of a "crisis" fuelled by gender inequality.

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