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World AIDS Day: Fauci Says Covid Diverted Resources From Fighting AIDS

Dec 01, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

On World AIDS Day, Anthony Fauci told the U.N. General Assembly that tackling Covid-19 has disrupted supply chains and increased the risk for people with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, of being infected with another deadly virus.

The Mask Is For Covid What The Condom Was For HIV, Say Experts

Apr 16, 2021 Jeevan Prakash Sharma

A section of noted scientists believes that instead of preventing people from having any social contacts, it is advisable to take steps to make such contacts safe.


Special foods have potential to bridge nutrition gaps in HIV infected

Therapeutic food manufacturers have proposed a potent way to equip HIV infected people in managing infection and its ill effects.

Indian-Origin Health Expert Anil Soni Appointed Chief Of The WHO Foundation

Dec 08, 2020 PTI

Mr Soni served as a senior advisor to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation previously and is an alumnus of McKinsey and Harvard College.


World AIDS Day: 10 Facts Everyone Should Know

The AIDS virus was discovered on April 23 in 1984.

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01 December, 2020

World AIDS Day: 10 Facts Everyone Should Know

Outlook Web Bureau

The AIDS virus was discovered on April 23 in 1984.


11 November, 2020

Indian Researchers Are Developing Vaccine Strategies Against SARS-CoV-2 And HIV

PTI

It is being developed by Varadarajans lab in collaboration with Mynvax as well as several other institutes.


23 September, 2020

Actor Ayushmann Khurrana Features In Time Magazine's World’s 100 Most Influential People Of 2020

Giridhar Jha

Khurrana shares the honours with four other Indians – Prime minister Narendra Modi, Google CEO Sundar Pichai, the UK-based doctor of Indian origin, Ravindra Gupta, who found a cure to AIDS and the 82-year-old Bilkis Dadi of the Shaheen Bagh fame.


30 November, 2019

It Is Time To Remove Stigma Attached To HIV And AIDS

Dr Rekha Samuel

Misperceptions abound that HIV is transmitted via hugging, handshakes, spitting, coughing and sharing of food and swimming pool. December 1 is World AIDS Day.


06 November, 2019

Outlook Poshan Knowledge Partner, Basanta Kumar Kar, Receives The Prestigious Nutrition Leadership Award 2019

By Team Poshan with Basanta Kumar Kar

Here is a story on the work he has been doing in his own words…


01 October, 2019

Memories Of A Dream Come True

Basanta Kumar Kar

A development worker pays tribute to the women of Chhattisgarh, who fulfilled his dream of turning ‘Change Agents’ into ‘Change Leaders’ by fighting malnutrition electorally


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15 June, 2019

31 People Tested HIV Positive In Pakistan

Outlook Web Bureau

The new cases in Shikarpur district see a surge in cases of HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) in Sindh, after 215 positive cases, including 181 children, were reported in Ratodero district of Larkana last month.


06 March, 2019

Kerala Textbook States HIV Spreads Via Premarital, Extra Marital Sex

Outlook Web Bureau

To answer the question 'Will pre-marital or extra-marital sex lead to the transmission of deadly Human Immunodeficiency Viruses (HIV)?', Yes says the 10th standard biology textbook under the state syllabus being taught in Kerala schools.


05 March, 2019

UK Patient 'Free' Of HIV After Stem Cell Treatment In Second Such Case

Outlook Web Bureau

Close to 37 million people are living with HIV worldwide, but only 59 per cent are receiving ARV, and drug-resistant HIV is a growing concern.


30 December, 2018

Donor Who Attempted Suicide After His HIV Positive Blood Infected Pregnant woman, Dies

Outlook Web Bureau

The youth, not knowing that he was HIV positive, had donated blood on November 30.


28 December, 2018

Another Woman Alleges Contracting HIV After Blood Transfusion In Tamil Nadu

Outlook Web Bureau

The affected woman, said to be in her 20s, told a Tamil TV channel on Friday she underwent the transfusion in April while being pregnant.


26 December, 2018

Pregnant Woman Tests HIV Positive After Blood Transfusion In TN Hospital, Lab Technician Suspended

Outlook Web Bureau

In a case of medical negligence in Tamil Nadu, HIV-infected blood was pumped into a 23-year-old pregnant woman at a government hospital in Virudhunagar district.


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06 December, 2018

Karnataka Lake Drained After HIV Infected Woman's Half-Eaten Body Found Floating

Outlook Web Bureau

Fearing that the water is contaminated with HIV, the villagers demanded to pump out the water from the lake in Hubballi district of Karnataka after the body was found on November 29.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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