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July 2020 Briefing – HIV & AIDS

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in HIV & AIDS for July 2020. This roundup includes...
A small molecule that disrupts the functions of the HIV capsid protein

Long-Acting Drug Targeting Capsid Protein Promising for HIV

Reduction of viral load seen nine days after dose; sustained plasma exposure seen for more than six months
Efforts to reduce new HIV infections in children worldwide are faltering

Efforts to Reduce New HIV Infections in Children Faltering

New estimates show that 150,000 children were newly infected with HIV in 2019
Persons with HIV hospitalized with COVID-19 have similar outcomes to demographically-matched patients without HIV

Outcomes Similar for COVID-19 in Patients With, Without HIV

Rate of patients who required mechanical ventilation, died similar for those with HIV, matched comparators

June 2020 Briefing – HIV & AIDS

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in HIV & AIDS for June 2020. This roundup includes...
Updated recommendations for reducing transmission of HIV

Updated Guidance Provided for Safe Solid Organ Transplantation

Universal donor nucleic acid testing for HIV, HBV, HCV and post-transplant monitoring recommended
HIV testing occurs at less than 1 percent of physician office and emergency department visits and at less than 3 percent of community health center visits

CDC: HIV Testing Occurs at <1 Percent of Physician Visits

Tests performed at 2.65 percent of community health clinic visits, 0.55 percent of ED visits
Life expectancy of adults with HIV infection is nearing that of individuals without HIV infection

Life Expectancy Gap Closing for Patients With HIV

But more attention needs to be paid to comorbidities in patients with HIV, authors say

May 2020 Briefing – HIV & AIDS

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in HIV & AIDS for May 2020. This roundup includes...
Many sexually active men who have sex with men do not receive recommended prevention services and sexually transmitted disease testing when receiving care for HIV infection

HIV+ Men Are Not Receiving STD Testing, Prevention Services

Men receiving HIV care still not receiving guideline-recommended sexually transmitted disease testing