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Awareness campaign says safe sex possible with HIV persons

A campaign, including short films showing two couples making love, aims to popularize the science on HIV transmission.

In US, first kidney transplant from living donor with HIV

The kidney of a 35-year-old HIV-positive woman has been transplanted into another patient with the AIDS virus, in a major medical breakthrough.

London HIV patient becomes world's second AIDS cure hope

A man in Britain has become the second known adult worldwide to be cleared of the AIDS virus after he received a bone marrow transplant from an HIV resistant donor.
March 05, 2019 | 09:36 am GMT+7

China says tests of human immunoglobulin are HIV negative

Chinese authorities said tests of a batch of human immunoglobulin, reportedly contaminated with the HIV antibody, showed negative presence of the virus.
February 07, 2019 | 12:59 pm GMT+7

Painting by Vietnamese fetches $100,000 at Sotheby's auction

An oil on canvas painting by a HCMC artist fetched $100,000 at an auction to raise funds to combat HIV in Africa.
December 12, 2018 | 10:08 am GMT+7

Vietnam rolls out national program on HIV prevention drug

Vietnam has launched national program for providing HIV prevention pills to high-risk groups to mark World AIDS Day, December 1.
December 03, 2018 | 12:35 pm GMT+7

79,000 Vietnamese HIV patients in danger without treatment

Vietnam has managed to treat just 84 percent of its HIV patients. Thousands of infected citizens are in dire danger.
November 17, 2018 | 11:15 am GMT+7

New drugs and precursors emerge in Vietnam

Over the last three years, hundreds of new types of drugs and precursors have found their way into Vietnam.
October 31, 2018 | 09:09 am GMT+7

Candidate AIDS vaccine passes key early test

It will be tested in 2,600 women in southern Africa to see whether it prevents HIV infection.
July 07, 2018 | 09:16 am GMT+7

Indonesia 'anti-LGBT abuses' fuel HIV cases: Human Rights Watch

Police conducted 'arbitrary and unlawful' raids on places frequented by LGBT people, it said.
July 02, 2018 | 03:09 pm GMT+7

HK scientists say new research points to 'functional cure' for HIV

His discovery shows that the new antibody can help control the virus and eliminate infected cells.
June 15, 2018 | 04:11 pm GMT+7

Patients risk being left behind as foreign donors pull the plug on HIV/AIDS in Vietnam

Vietnam is racing against the clock to provide free drugs under health insurance but around half of HIV patients are uninsured.
October 15, 2017 | 07:54 pm GMT+7

Africa to get state-of-art HIV drugs for $75 a year

The agreement will make the treatment available to 92 poor countries, starting in Africa.
September 21, 2017 | 05:23 pm GMT+7

One in 10 Vietnamese drug addicts living in Saigon

The country's biggest city also accounts for 16 percent of new HIV cases reported nationwide.
August 04, 2017 | 11:04 am GMT+7

Scales tip in AIDS fight as death rates decline, treatment rates rise

Many African countries have cut new HIV infections by 40 percent or more since 2010.
July 20, 2017 | 04:50 pm GMT+7
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