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Cambodian on Trial for Infecting More Than 100 with HIV

INTERNATIONAL | By Sopheng Cheang | Oct 20
An unlicensed medical practitioner who infected more than 100 villagers in northwestern Cambodia with HIV by reusing unclean needles went on trial Tuesday, facing three charges including murder, his lawyer said.

CDC Comments On Recent Outbreak of HIV and HCV in Indiana

AIDS | By EDGE | Apr 24
The CDC shares their recommendations for health departments and healthcare providers following the outbreak of HIV and HCV among injection drug users in Indiana.

'Red Flamboyant' Looks at Vietnamese Women with HIV/AIDS

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 21
Performances begin on April 24 for the world premiere production of Don Nguyen's "Red Flamboyant," based on the true story of a small group of women living with HIV/AIDS.

Surge of HIV in Indiana Shows Value of Syringe Exchange

AIDS | By EDGE | Apr 15
Syringe exchange programs can significantly help reduce HIV infections, says amfAR in a new brief.

HIV Still a Huge Issue for Women, Says Dr. Susan Blumenthal

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 6
Dr. Susan Blumenthal says that we need to do better to address HIV infections among women, here in the U.S. and around the world.

CDC Leads New Efforts To Fight HIV Among MSM and Trans

AIDS | By EDGE | Mar 31
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will lead new programs totaling more than $185 million in HIV prevention funding for men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender people.

FL Insurance Commissioner Improves Nationwide Access to HIV Drugs

AIDS | By EDGE | Mar 27
Florida Insurance Commissioner Kevin M. McCarty announced this week that Aetna, Inc. and Coventry Health Care of Florida, Inc. are revising plans to include HIV drugs at a lower cost.

Do Black Lives Matter? Asks amfAR in New Report

AIDS | By EDGE | Mar 25
A new report by The Foundation for AIDS Research concludes that the impact of HIV on Black gay men is the 'greatest' failure in the United States' response to AIDS.

Cellular Scissors Chop Up HIV Virus

AIDS | By EDGE | Mar 18
Salk scientists have gotten one step closer to creating such a drug that could prevent HIV infection, treat patients who have already contracted HIV, and even remove all the dormant copies of the virus from those with the more advanced disease.

HIV Treatment, Cure Discussed at CROI

AIDS | By Liz Highleyman | Mar 7
A trio of experimental antiretroviral drugs and research toward a cure for HIV were among the more than 1,000 presentations at the recent Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections in Seattle.

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