Daily Archives: December 22, 2010

Faith leaders to Obama: Increase resources to fight global AIDS

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Bishops, rabbis and pastors across the U.S. sent a letter to the President  Monday making the case for increased funding for the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and U.S. contributions to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria. President Obama is poised to make his fiscal year (FY) 2012 budget request […]

TB in Prisons, a cure for HIV, oral tenofovir impact on herpes simplex and more

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Here are some recent new stories and publications of interest: The spread of TB and latent TB in prisons, where risk of infection is higher than in the general population, can substantially increase overall incidence of the disease. That’s according to systematic review findings by Iacopo Baussano from the University Amedeo Avogadro in Italy and colleagues […]