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Fifth person confirmed to be cured of HIV

(NEW YORK) -- Researchers are announcing that a 53-year-old man in Germany has been cured of HIV.Referred to as "the Dusseldorf patient" to protect his privacy, researchers said he is the fifth confirmed case of an HIV cure. Although the details of his successful... Read More.

HIV tests dropped by one-third during COVID-19 pandemic: CDC

(ATLANTA) -- The number of HIV tests and people diagnosed with the virus dropped significantly during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to new federal data.The report, published Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, looked at data from two commercial laboratories and found... Read More.

First-ever injectable HIV prevention drug approved by FDA

(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first-ever long-acting injectable drug for HIV prevention.Until this week, the only FDA-licensed and approved medications for HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis, most commonly known as PrEP, were daily oral pills containing the HIV... Read More.

1st injectable, bimonthly HIV treatment approved in UK

(LONDON) -- The UK approved a new HIV treatment that requires an injection every other month, rather than the current routine of taking pills every day.The UK's National Institute for Health and Care Excellence estimated that around 13,000 people will now be eligible for... Read More.