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Schistosomiasis Linked With HIV Infection
A new study has shown that women with schistosomiasis are at greater risk for HIV infection.
Top 5 <i>Contagion</i>® News Articles for the Week of October 22, 2017
In case you missed them, we've compiled the top 5 articles from this past week.
HTE Individuals With HIV-1 Infection May Soon Have Another Treatment Option
After 1 week of treatment, heavily treatment-experienced (HTE) patients who received fotemsavir, added to a failing regimen, had a greater reduction in viral load than patients on placebo.
Darunavir-Based Single Tablet HIV Regimen Achieves Primary Endpoint
The pivotal phase 3 AMBER study regarding the safety and efficacy of the investigational darunavir-based single tablet HIV regimen has achieved its primary endpoint.
Tackling Vaccine-Preventable Diseases: Challenges and Advancements
Although there have been important improvements to existing vaccines, the list of vaccine-preventable diseases has barely changed at all in over two decades.
Top 5 <i>Contagion</i>® News Articles for the Week of October 15, 2017
Stay up-to-date on the latest infectious disease news by checking out our top 5 articles of the week.
New Efforts Are Being Made to Fight Drug-resistant HIV
A pair of papers published in the Journal of Infectious Diseases highlight the effort to fight and monitor drug-resistant HIV, which poses a threat to achieving the global targets designed to end the AIDS epidemic.
C-Reactive Protein an Accurate Alternative to Symptom-Based TB Screen
Based on WHO guidelines for tuberculosis screening, many individuals who don’t have the disease are sent for expensive confirmatory testing. A simple point-of-care blood test could change all of that.
We break down our top HIV news stories of 2017. Did you read them all?