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Health Affairs Sep 18
Adding to in the Sept. 2020 journal is Jennifer Sherwood et al. of + . They look at the impact of limiting US Global Health Assistance on key health services in supported countries. Learn more:
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defeatHIV Sep 17
A potentially groundbreaking clinical trial led by researchers at the Institute for HIV Cure Research is underway. The study will test a combination of agents in an effort to induce post-treatment control in people living with .
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Friends of the GF Sep 14
New: 38 million lives saved through the partnership, but without emergency U.S. funding, COVID-19 could undo decades of progress
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amfAR Sep 11
New amfAR study finds significant barriers to gender-based violence services in South Africa amidst COVID-19 lockdown. Read the full issue brief:
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amfAR Sep 3
HIV researchers have 40 years of viral pandemic know-how to apply to COVID-19. amfAR hasn’t shifted focus - we’ve deployed expertise where it’s needed while remaining focused on HIV. Stay tuned for upcoming amfAR news on virus intersections
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amfAR Sep 3
Replying to @IntrepidBrian @MSNBC
Despite the current challenges, the amfAR Institute recently began its complex, multi-component clinical trial, just 1 of 13 Cure Countdown trials we’ve launched. It builds directly on promising findings generated by Countdown researchers.
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Fast-Track Cities Aug 31
Register to hear from ’s Greg Millett next week at Virtual 2020
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amfAR Aug 31
. details Loreen Willenberg, an 'elite controller' who contracted HIV in 1992, and who scientists say is cured of HIV despite having no medical interventions
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POZ Magazine Aug 28
First Woman May Be Cured of HIV Without a Bone Marrow Transplant
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Belfer Economic Diplomacy Initiative Aug 26
Residential segregation major factor in spread. Poverty, dense households, air pollution, lack of health insurance, jobs w/increased exposure causes for higher infection rate in Black, Latino, & Native American communities study shows
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amfAR Aug 27
amfAR's VP & director of research, Rowena Johnston, spoke to about a new study involving elite controllers. Read more via :
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amfAR Aug 26
Elite controllers – rare individuals who control HIV infection without ART – were described in new detail today in . Research included several co-authors who are members of the amfAR Institute for HIV Cure Research: via
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amfAR Aug 26
A new amfAR-funded clinical trial will test a combination of agents in an effort to induce post-treatment control in people living with HIV. Read more:
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amfAR Aug 24
. amfAR's spoke with about her presentation on Women-Powered Solutions in research. "When the ‘default’ body is a male body we are prone to make medical decisions that do not equally benefit women."
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amfAR Aug 20
August 20th is Southern HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. A day to bring awareness to the HIV epidemic in the South, which comprises 51% of new HIV diagnoses annually, although only 38% of the US population lives there. via
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amfAR Aug 18
amfAR’s VP & Director of Public Policy, Greg Millett, appeared on this afternoon to discuss amfAR’s latest study showing how white counties in the U.S. have consistently lower rates of COVID-19 and HIV.
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amfAR Aug 13
Will America Let COVID-19 Become The Next HIV? “We’re old enough to have lived through the HIV response, and we’re watching the same mistakes taking place with COVID,” said Greg Millett, the VP & director of public policy for amfAR. via
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amfAR Aug 13
Majority white counties have significantly fewer COVID-19 cases: Study - via
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Oni #BraylaStone Blackstock Aug 12
Replying to @amfAR
. press release about the study which appears AIDS Patient Care & STDs:
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amfAR Aug 12
New study shows how disproportionately white counties in the U.S. have consistently lower rates of COVID-19 and HIV. Read the full analysis here:
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