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Between 2002 and 2011, the annual rate of HIV diagnosis dropped by one third in the U.S., a Reuters article reports. In 2002, the rate of HIV diagnosis was 24.1 per 100,000 people, but has since dropped to 16.1. Currently, there are 1.1 million people in the U.S. living with HIV, including nearly 20 percent...
Today there are more highly effective treatments for patients with HIV. However, these patients can also have higher rates of hepatitis C infection. Even though the HIV is well controlled, patients can still become very ill and, in some cases, even die from liver disease related to hepatitis C. A new study...
According to the United Nations AIDS program, it is now possible to control the AIDS epidemic by 2030, and eventually end it worldwide, Reuters reports. In contrast to 2001, new HIV infections have fallen by 38 percent, and AIDS deaths have fallen 35 percent since 2005. By controlling the spread of HIV and...