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Top 5 <i>Contagion</i>® News Articles for the Week of December 10, 2017
In case you missed them, we've compiled the top 5 articles from this past week.
PrEP Uptake of 25% Enough to Prevent 30% of HIV Infections in MSM
A new study from investigators at Drexel University revealed that if 25% of high-risk men who have sex with men appropriately used the pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), 3 out of every 10 HIV infections in this population could be prevented.
GMU Investigators Create Highly Sensitive Diagnostic Tool for TB in HIV-Negative Patients
Investigators from George Mason University have developed another diagnostic method for tuberculosis (TB), a highly sensitive and specific urine test.
Study Examines the Impact of Delaying ART in Patients Diagnosed with HIV
A new study compares the long-term effects of combination ART (cART) initiation during primary HIV infection with therapy initiation during chronic HIV infection.
Study Finds No Benefit for HIV Therapeutic Vaccine Following ART Interruption
However, findings from the study may provide a roadmap for future analyses of immune-based interventions seeking to relieve HIV patients of the lifelong burden of daily medication intake and enhance viral suppression.
Top 5 <i>Contagion</i>® News Articles for the Week of December 3rd
Stay up-to-date on the latest infectious disease news by checking out our top 5 articles of the week.
Aging HIV-Infected Population Faces Unique Challenges
As the population of people living with HIV infection is living longer, age-related health issues are affecting these individuals in an accelerated or emphasized fashion.
Investigational Mosaic HIV-1 Preventive Vaccine Enters its First Efficacy Study
Investigators are hopeful that the global vaccine candidate will prevent a wide range of strains of the virus.
We break down our top HIV news stories of 2017. Did you read them all?