Early HIV Treatment Can Prevent Transmission to Uninfected Partners

Antiretroviral therapy (ART) for HIV infection provides consistent protection against the sexual transmission of the HIV virus from infected men and women to their HIV-uninfected sexual partners. These findings were announced on Monday, July 20 by researcher Dr. Myron Cohen at the 8th International AIDS Society (IAS) Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment & Prevention in Vancouver, Canada. Cohen,… Read More

HPTN 068 Shows No Decrease in HIV for Girls Paid to Attend School

From the International AIDS Society meeting in Vancouver: CFAR Dr. Audrey Pettifor’s HPTN 068 trial did not show a decrease in the number of high school-aged girls in South Africa’s rural Mpumalanga area contracting HIV despite the girls being given cash transfers. “Cash transfers play a key role in social protection in many settings‚ including… Read More