A new study relying on a “treasure trove” of cryogenically preserved stool samples from the early 1980s is providing new insights into the gut microbiome’s relationship with HIV/AIDS susceptibility. The study “could have implications for disease cure or even prevention,"…

Inequality has long been seen as one of the biggest—yet least understood—obstacles in the global fight against TB, HIV, and malaria. Despite major gains against these diseases in the last decade, the poorest, least educated, and rural subgroups persistently fall behind. 

0: The number of goals achieved by an ambitious 5-year global strategy to stem the HIV/AIDS epidemic.   In 2015, UNAIDS, UNICEF, and WHO set targets for stemming the HIV/AIDS epidemic by 2020. A July 21 final report on the campaign called “Start Free, Stay Free, AIDS Free…

COVID-19 is riskier for people living with HIV than originally thought—upping the odds of dying by 30%, according to a new study of 15,000 cases across 24 countries. 

“Once you feel bad, this disease doesn’t give you more time”—that’s what it’s like to discover you have Chagas disease, explained one sufferer in Mexico.   He was lucky to find treatment—most cases in Mexico are never diagnosed.

Why do pockets of HIV infection persist in the US—a global leader in HIV science and funding? 

The FDA’s approval of the first long-acting HIV drug combination yesterday promises to boost the quality of life for people under treatment—trading 3 daily pills for a monthly round of 2 injections, the

The future of global HIV response must be very different from today’s efforts. It must be youth focused and youth led. Otherwise, many of our successes against HIV may be endangered by the rapid growth of vulnerable youth populations in the highest burden countries. Nearly…

Thousands of HIV-positive Venezuelans have been forced to leave the country, after facing discrimination and zero treatment options, according to UNAIDS. Patients once received free ARV treatment under Venezuela’s National AIDS Program. In 2017, the country essentially ran…

When several children fell ill, parents in Pakistan’s Sindh province sought answers. Ultimately, 14 children aged 2-8 tested positive for HIV. Sindh province is no stranger to HIV, accounting for almost half of Pakistan’s 150,000 positive cases. But this tragedy cracked…