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Top 5 Infectious Disease News of the Week—May 13, 2018
In case you missed them, we've compiled the top five infectious disease articles from this past week.
Some Patients with HIV Can Maintain Optimal Viral Loads with Fewer Primary Care Visits
Study finds some patients may be able to go up to 9 months between care visits without an impact on viral load, while other patients need to maintain the current recommended rate of <6 months between visits.
Already Reeling Venezuela Faces a New Challenge: An HIV Outbreak—Public Health Watch
With drug shortages and rising incidence of HIV/AIDS, the South American country may be on the verge of a public health crisis.
FDA Approves Truvada for Use in Adolescents
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved once-daily oral Truvada to reduce the risk of sexually acquired HIV-1 in at-risk adolescents, in combination with safe-sex practices.
 
Early ART Treatment Key to Halting HIV-Related Brain Damage
Brain damage caused by HIV can begin soon after infection, according to new research, but initiating antiretroviral therapy drugs can halt the damage.
Top Infectious Disease News of the Week—May 6, 2018
In case you missed them, we've compiled the top 5 articles from this past week.
First Large-Scale Trial of Kidney Transplant Between HIV+ Donor and Recipient
An ambitious new trial aims to confirm that people living with HIV can be kidney donors to HIV recipients, shortening the time those recipients wait for a transplant.
A Cure for HIV? An Update One Year Later
Big advances in treatment can’t make up for an inability to stop new infections, which number 5,000 per day worldwide.
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