Daily Archives: October 9, 2015

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 […]