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HIV - AIDS

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  • HIV-infection defendant is ordered to stay off dating websites

    HIV-infection defendant is ordered to stay off dating websites
    A 29-year-old man accused of knowingly infecting another man with HIV was ordered by a San Diego judge Tuesday to no longer use Internet dating sites, including the site where he met the alleged victim. A criminal complaint against Thomas Miguel Guerra ...
  • Anne Arundel County health briefs

    Raccoon rabies project The county health department has begun its raccoon oral rabies vaccination project to immunize thousands of wild raccoons by placing approximately 85,000 rabies vaccine baits throughout the county. Trained bait teams, wearing...
  • Poor patients in India facing HIV/AIDS drug shortages

    MUMBAI/NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian HIV patient Rekha has missed her daily dose of medicine several times over the last few months because the government distribution center at New Delhi's Lok Nayak Hospital ran out of drugs. "Sometimes they give it to...
  • Gates Foundation awards $25 million to HIV vaccine research

    PORTLAND Ore. (Reuters) - Oregon researchers developing a vaccine that has shown promise in preventing HIV infection in primates said on Wednesday they have been awarded a $25 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Oregon Health &...
  • Flu shots effective in pregnant women with or without HIV

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Tests conducted in 2011 and 2012 show that the influenza vaccine effectively prevents flu infections in pregnant women, whether or not they are infected with HIV. Vaccination also protected newborns during at least the...
  • Aileen Getty receives leadership award at Angel Awards Gala

    Aileen Getty receives leadership award at Angel Awards Gala
    The event: Sharon Stone presented the inaugural Elizabeth Taylor Leadership Award to philanthropist Aileen Getty at Saturday’s Angel Awards Gala, which celebrated the organization’s 25th anniversary. Originally founded to bring meals to people...
  • Cicero cop pleads guilty to misdemeanor in HIV case

    Cicero cop pleads guilty to misdemeanor in HIV case
    A Cicero police officer accused of criminal transmission of HIV pleaded guilty Friday to a reduced charge of reckless conduct, a misdemeanor. John Savage, 40, must remain on court supervision for 18 months and perform 150 hours of community service in...
  • Feds: Grant fraud included $10K bonus to cover up sexual tryst

    Feds: Grant fraud included $10K bonus to cover up sexual tryst
    A former top state public health official and a Chicago businessman who got caught in a sexual tryst quickly steered a $10,000 bonus to the person who walked in on them as part of a state grant fraud scheme, federal prosecutors allege. The revelation...
  • Officials continue to investigate man charged in willful HIV infection

    Officials continue to investigate man charged in willful HIV infection
    Authorities said they are investigating whether there are more alleged victims of a man charged with knowingly infecting a partner with HIV. "There is an ongoing investigation as to whether there may be additional charges," said a spokesman for San...
  • Porn film moratorium lifted after HIV result proves false positive

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A moratorium on U.S. adult sex film productions was lifted on Friday after just 24 hours when a performer's initial HIV test result proved to be a false positive, according to the industry trade group that called for the...
  • AIDS drama 'Normal Heart' recalls days of 'gay plague'

     AIDS drama 'Normal Heart' recalls days of 'gay plague'
    The Normal Heart HBO, $19.97; Blu-ray, $24.99 This year's Primetime Emmy ceremony — airing Monday — figures to prominently feature the star-studded HBO movie "The Normal Heart," which is up for nearly every major award in the miniseries/...