The Department of Health (DOH) has assured Filipinos afflicted with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) that it has enough supply of the antiretroviral (ARV) drug they need, even if the last of three batches of the medication shipped from abroad has yet to be released by the Bureau of Customs (BOC).
The California advocacy group for the adult film industry has called for an industrywide production moratorium after a performer tested positive for HIV.
Like the Spanish flu, polio, AIDS, and SARS before it, Ebola has erupted from seemingly nowhere to claim lives and sow fear of a catastrophic global outbreak.
By Tina G. Santos
Sixteen new cases of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), which could lead to the fatal Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), are reported everyday, according to the Department of Health (DOH).
A campaign to encourage circumcision among men in sub-Saharan Africa to help protect them against the AIDS virus was backed by new research on Monday showing that men who have had the operation are unlikely to engage in unprotected sex.