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.
Metro Manila posted 40 percent, or 157, of the reported 393 new HIV cases registered nationwide in April, based on figures from the Department of Health. The new cases brought the total number of reported HIV cases in the country to 18,341 since 1984.–Marielle Medina, Inquirer Research
A girl who was born HIV-positive but was treated early and showed no signs of the disease for years has seen her infection return, US doctors said Thursday.
New York state can end its three-decade HIV crisis by the year 2020, Governor Andrew Cuomo said Sunday as he announced an ambitious plan to deliver a knockout blow to the epidemic by boosting testing, reducing new infections and expanding treatment.
By Tina G. Santos
With the rising number of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) cases, a nonprofit organization is set to unveil a new HIV testing facility that would specifically cater to high-risk groups.