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Global fund raises $12.9 billion to fight AIDS, TB and malaria

Global fund raises $12.9 billion to fight AIDS, TB and malaria

🕔17:41, 18.Sep 2016

MONTREAL: A global fund has raised over $12.9 billion from international donors as part of a campaign aimed at effectively eradicating AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis by 2030, conference organizers said on Saturday.

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Bono, Bill Gates headline donor conference fighting diseases

Bono, Bill Gates headline donor conference fighting diseases

🕔23:36, 17.Sep 2016

MONTREAL: An international donor conference closed in Saturday on a $13 billion fundraising target for the fight to eradicate AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria by 2030 — cheered on by Bono, Bill Gates and political leaders.

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‘Elephantiasis’ virus may boost AIDS risk: study

‘Elephantiasis’ virus may boost AIDS risk: study

🕔10:44, 3.Aug 2016

PARIS: People infected with a common parasitic worm may be twice as likely to acquire the HIV virus that causes AIDS, a field study from Tanzania reported Wednesday.

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Study shows durable benefits of early HIV treatment

Study shows durable benefits of early HIV treatment

🕔10:51, 19.Jul 2016

Early treatment of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) can dramatically reduce the odds of passing the deadly disease on to others, and the protection persists for years, according to final results from a major study that looked at the timing of antiretroviral therapy, or ART.

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Britain’s Prince Harry tested for HIV

Britain’s Prince Harry tested for HIV

🕔15:31, 16.Jul 2016

LONDON: Britain’s Prince Harry underwent an HIV test on Thursday to raise awareness about combating the virus.

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More than 2,000 Indians contract HIV after transfusions

More than 2,000 Indians contract HIV after transfusions

🕔15:35, 1.Jun 2016

NEW DELHI: More than 2,000 Indians contracted HIV over a 17-month period after receiving blood transfusions, data from the national AIDS body showed Wednesday.

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World AIDS Day 2015– Why is it important to mark the day?

World AIDS Day 2015– Why is it important to mark the day?

🕔11:51, 1.Dec 2015

Every year on December 1st, the world marks World AIDS Day in order to raise awareness regarding the deadly disease and unite to help mankind against it.

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Charlie Sheen says paid millions to blackmailers to keep HIV secret

Charlie Sheen says paid millions to blackmailers to keep HIV secret

🕔14:03, 18.Nov 2015

Charlie Sheen, the wayward star of U.S. television comedy “Two and A Half Men,” said on Tuesday he was diagnosed as HIV positive some four years ago and had been extorted for more than $10 million to keep the information quiet.

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Science won’t stop until it beats AIDS, says HIV pioneer

Science won’t stop until it beats AIDS, says HIV pioneer

🕔15:35, 9.Oct 2015

More than 30 years after she identified one of the most pernicious viruses to infect humankind, Francoise Barre Sinoussi, who shared a Nobel prize for discovering HIV, is hanging up her lab coat and retiring.

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Origins of AIDS virus strains traced to gorillas

Origins of AIDS virus strains traced to gorillas

🕔18:14, 3.Mar 2015

WASHINGTON: Two of four strains of the virus that can cause AIDS come from gorillas in southwestern Cameroon, an international team of scientists reported in studies published Monday in the United States.

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