Category Archives: IDWeek 2015

IDWeek Meeting, San Diego

IDWeek 2015: Sex workers, injection drug users and men who have sex with men continue to be most affected by HIV epidemic, panelists say

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Science Speaks is at IDWeek in San Diego, California this week, bringing live coverage of sessions on HIV, TB, Ebola and more. SAN DIEGO, Calif – Despite steady progress made against the HIV pandemic over the past decade, only one third of people living with HIV are on antiretroviral therapy, leaving over 23 million people in need […]

IDWeek 2015: Presenters discuss questions surrounding HIV treatment, prevention

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Science Speaks is at IDWeek in San Diego, California this week, bringing live coverage of sessions on HIV, TB, Ebola and more. SAN DIEGO, Calif. – After the HPTN 052 trial settled the question of whether early HIV treatment prevents transmission of the virus,  the START trial settled the question of the value of treatment for individual health, Dr. Myron Cohen […]

IDWeek 2015: Ebola survivors face ongoing challenges, says physician with first hand experience

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Science Speaks is at IDWeek in San Diego, California this week, bringing live coverage of sessions on HIV, TB, Ebola and more. SAN DIEGO, Calif. – “It ain’t over when it’s over,” said Ian Crozier, a physician with the Infectious Diseases Institute of Kampala, Uganda, at his plenary talk kicking off this conference of infectious disease researchers and clinicians. […]

IDWeek 2015: Physicians, researchers describe obstacles to tuberculosis control in resource limited countries

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Science Speaks is at IDWeek in San Diego, California this week, bringing live coverage of sessions on HIV, TB, Ebola and more. SAN DIEGO, Calif. – At one of the first sessions of this conference of infectious diseases physicians, scientists discussed an urgent need to scale up tuberculosis prevention efforts globally, especially in light of data expected from the World Health […]