Daily Archives: October 3, 2013

In spite of government shutdown, Senate could act on PEPFAR bill early next week

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SUPPORTERS URGE ACTION While much of the work in this shuttered capital has ground to a halt, the Senate is still open for business, and that means that the body could act on S. 1545, the PEPFAR Stewardship and Oversight Bill of 2013 as early as this coming Monday. The Senate Foreign Relations Committee approved […]

IDWeek: Prompt antiretroviral treatment critical for HIV-TB co-infection

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Science Speaks is live-blogging from IDWEEK 2013. Meeting in San Francisco from Oct. 2-6, with the theme “Advancing Science, Improving Care,” the conference features breaking scientific advances and approaches in prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and epidemiology of infectious diseases, including HIV and TB. SAN FRANCISCO, Calif – The longer the delay in starting antiretroviral treatment for a […]