In Burkina Faso, an estimated 13,000 children have contracted HIV, most of them at birth. A group of volunteers is working with HIV-positive mothers to reduce the risk of transmitting the virus.
Released on the eve of World AIDS Day in Germany, the film "120 Beats Per Minute" is an award-winning homage to the young AIDS advocacy activists who helped raise awareness about the disease in early 1990s France.
Hopes are up among Ghanaians with HIV/AIDS that a new law will help fight discrimination. Lawmakers also want to make sure that people do not skip tests out of fear of stigmatization.
An HIV-positive man has been sentenced to 24 years in jail for infecting at least 30 women despite knowing his status. The Italian man convinced women to have unprotected sex with him by saying he'd recently been tested.
Berlin startup ImmunoLogik has identified an active agent that helps patients who have developed a resistance against standard HIV treatment therapies.
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