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.
State Department objects to Tanzania LGBT persecution without noting health impacts; IAS delineates damage to HIV responses
The U.S. Department of State today issued an expression of concern over Tanzanian government actions targeting its LGBT population, noting that the violence, oppression and intimidation […]
49th Union World Conference on Lung Health: 90 percent of participants in short-course XDR-TB regimen cured after six months
THE HAGUE, Netherlands – New results from the ongoing Nix-TB trial continue to confirm a short-course treatment regimen of bedaquiline – one of the two newest […]
A trial to test the safety of, and immune response prompted by, the latest candidate for a vaccine to protect against Zika virus infection has begun […]
As cases of polio-like illness triple from previous year, public health officials increase surveillance, follow-up
Two years after launching surveillance of acute flaccid myelitis, and amid climbing cases, CDC continues to seek cause, and notes gaps in knowledge of long term […]