In this edition of What We’re Reading, Science Speaks highlights the following articles and news pieces: Community-based Voluntary Counseling and Testing Ups HIV Testing Rates; Effectiveness of Four-Drug TB Treatment Confirmed; TB Discovery Paves the Way for Drugs that Prevent Lung Destruction, Antiretroviral Therapy and the Control of HIV Associated TB – Will ART Do It?; and Updates from the PEPFAR Annual Meeting in South Africa.
Study: A sterile syringe program already in place would have significantly reduced Scott County HIV incidence
Once outbreak was recognized, program put in place reduced number of ongoing transmissions, modeling shows In 2015, when 181 of rural Scott County, Indiana’s 24,000 residents […]
SYDNEY – When Merinda Sebayang was undergoing treatment for multidrug-resistant TB in Indonesia – a nation with the third highest tuberculosis burden in the world after […]
A randomized, multi-country clinical trial testing a regimen for treating drug-resistant tuberculosis in less than a year against the up to two-year regimen recommended by the […]
The following is guest post by Brittany Iskarpatyoti of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill When you drop a rock into a pool of […]