Elinour Jones discusses the revelation that a second person has been cured of HIV.
Save a life. Give blood. Unless you’re HIV positive, you’ve had a tattoo or piercing in the past 4 months, you’re on antibiotics, or if you’re a sexually active gay man. Prior to 2011, gay men were completely banned from donating blood, being in the same category as those with Hepatitis B/C, those with syphilis, […]
The now-infamous AIDS epidemic was first reported in June 1981. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported an astonishing 774,467 cases of AIDS within the US between 1981 and 2001, with a mortality rate of over 50%. Despite this clear global health issue, progress was slow. Funding into scientific research was limited, and it took 3 years […]
Recently it has been revealed that a mayor in South Africa is offering education scholarships to female students, something which should be fantastic news. There’s just one catch; the scholarship is only available to virgins. Not only must the girl reveal personal information about themselves to strangers in order to receive the scholarship, they must […]