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A Bold New Approach Saves Mothers And Babies

A Bold New Approach Saves Mothers And Babies The inspiring vision of an AIDS-free generation—as powerfully articulated by President Obama in his 2013 State of the Union address—took a leap forward in the developing nation of Malawi recently, where CDC supported the implementation of an innovative new approach to eliminate mother-to-child HIV trans-mission. CDC is a key partner in the U.S. President’s Plan f ...

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16 Signs You May Have HIV

16 Signs You May Have HIV By Amanda Gardner Within a month or two of HIV entering the body, 40 to 90 percent of people experience flulike symptoms known as acute retroviral syndrome (ARS). But sometimes HIV symptoms don’t appear for years—sometimes even a decade—after infection. “In the early stages of HIV infection, the most common symptoms are none,” says Michael Horberg, MD, director of HIV/AIDS for Kais ...

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Sexual risk lower among U.S. gay and bisexual men who accurately know their HIV status

Sexual risk lower among U.S. gay and bisexual men who accurately know their HIV status       A new analysis of data from 20 major U.S. cities reveals continued signs of sexual risk among gay and bisexual men, but shows dramatically lower sexual risk among those who accurately know their HIV status. The findings were published today in CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. In 2011, 33 percent of HIV-p ...

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