Being HIV positive means facing discrimination for many. DW's Brent Goff speaks with Simon Lang, a researcher who has been working on HIV prevention in China and Taiwan, and Holger Wicht, who works for the German Aids Service Organization.
As of September 1, 2019, people in Germany aged 16 and over who have a high risk of HIV are entitled to the prophylaxis PrEP medication.
A study has found that medication to suppress HIV can prevent sexual transmission of the AIDS virus. Researchers say treatment regimes could contribute significantly to stopping the spread of the pathogen.
For years, Russia's Urals have been beset by a severe HIV epidemic, with thousands of people of all backgrounds affected. How does the state plan to tackle it? Juri Rescheto traveled to Severouralsk to find out.
A world AIDS conference has opened in Amsterdam to discuss educating and treating those populations most at risk from the condition. Experts have warned that new HIV infections have surged in some parts of the world.
© 2019 Deutsche Welle |
Legal notice |
| Mobile version