Manipur AIDS Control Society (MACS) has rebutted the CAG report that was presented in Manipur legislative assembly; HIV positive cases in Manipur have increased greatly alleging the poor performance and unsatisfactory results in curbing new infections in high-risk individuals.
As per the CAG Report, in March 2007, about 25,919 HIV cases were reported. The count increased to 40,855 in March 2012, is of a great concern, over the increase which is of a serious magnitude.
With about five new HIV-positive cases detected every month in Bhutan, the country recorded 34 more HIV-positive cases between December last and June this year, taking the total number of detected cases to 380.
International AIDS Society president Francoise Barre-Sinoussi said six colleagues heading for a global conference in Melbourne were on a Malaysian plane that crashed over Ukraine, not 100 as reports suggested.
The vaccine for HIV being developed by the Norwegian vaccine company Bionor Pharma could soon be a reality as researchers have found that median HIV viral load reduction more than doubled among participants with high anti-C5/gp41732-744 antibody levels.
A new study has revealed that the overall death rate has been cut to half among the people with AIDS living in the world`s rich countries and receiving care and antiretroviral therapy (ART), compared with a decade ago.
Dashing the hopes of the scientists that doctors may have found a way to cure young children of HIV, a baby girl thought to have been cured of the dreaded virus, has now been detected with the return of the it in her blood.
A new study has found that when a novel intravaginal ring is implanted with anti-retroviral drug tablets or pods, it demonstrates sustained and controlled drug release and safety over 28 days from HIV.
After being embroiled in a row over saying that promoting condom usage is not enough to prevent AIDS, Union Health Minister tried to water down a controversy over his views on sex education expressed on his personal website on education.