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WHO team arrives Pakistan to investigate HIV outbreak

05 May, 2019 11:10 pm 11:10 pm

 KARACHI (92 News) – A delegation of World Health Organization (WHO) has arrived in Karachi on Tuesday to investigate the areas affected by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) outbreak. Director General Health Sindh Dr Masood Solangi received the three-member team of WHO at Karachi airport today. The WHO experts will stay in Karachi today. They … Read More


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Ruckus in Sindh Assembly over HIV matters in Larkana

05 May, 2019 10:37 pm 10:37 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – Sindh Assembly turned into fish market when the opposition members were not given permission to speak over the HIV matters in Larkana on Friday. During the ongoing session, the government and opposition members in the assembly resorted to verbal and physical attacks on each other after the latter were not allowed … Read More


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Zardari turns Larkana into ‘Aidstan’, says Sheikh Rasheed

05 May, 2019 5:48 pm 5:48 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Federal Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed on Friday termed that former president and Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari turned Larkana into ‘Aidstan’. Speaking to the journalists, the railways minister said that criticized Zardari over recent HIV outbreak in Sindh. He asked the former president to look towards Larkana … Read More


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57 more HIV positive cases surface in Ratto Dero, tally rises to 400

05 May, 2019 11:51 am 11:51 am

LARKANA (92 News) – As many as 57 more human immunodeficiency viruses (HIV) positive cases were detected on Sunday , increasing tally to 400 including more than 300 children. Sindh AIDS Control Program in-charge Dr Sikandar Memon has confirmed the increase in the number of patients. On Sunday, blood screening of 57 people was conducted, … Read More


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11 more people test positive for HIV in Ratto Dero

05 May, 2019 1:03 pm 1:03 pm

LARKANA (92 News) – As many as 11 more people so far have tested positive for human immunodeficiency viruses (HIV) in Ratto Dero on Saturday , creating an alarming situation. Sindh AIDS Control Program in-charge Dr Sikandar Memon has confirmed the increase in the number of patients. On Tuesday, blood screening of 438 people was … Read More


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Alarming situation as 85 people test positive for HIV in Ratto Dero

05 May, 2019 4:30 pm 4:30 pm

LARKANA (92 News) – As many as 85 people so far have tested positive for human immunodeficiency viruses (HIV) in Ratto Dero, creating an alarming situation. According to the reports, the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) tests of 2,028 people have been conducted in four days in Larkana and Rato Dero, 65 … Read More


Long-lasting HIV injection is a step closer after second GSK study

10 October, 2018 11:40 am 11:40 am

LONDON (Reuters) – A once-monthly injection to control HIV proved as effective as daily pills in a second study by GlaxoSmithKline, paving the way for a new regimen that could be simpler for some patients to be filed with regulators. The experimental two-drug injection of cabotegravir and rilpivirine was shown to suppress the HIV virus … Read More


HIV prevention drugs could dramatically cut new infections

10 October, 2018 2:15 pm 2:15 pm

CANBERRA (Reuters ) – An HIV-prevention drug pill, dubbed PrEP, dramatically reduced new infections , Australian researchers report. Although HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) had been shown to be effective in past clinical trials, the Australian researchers write in The Lancet HIV that the current study looks at the impact of the medication in a more … Read More


Anti-HIV antibody treatment promising in early experiments

09 September, 2018 2:08 pm 2:08 pm

NEW YORK (Reuters ) – People living with HIV might someday be able to combat the virus with twice-a-year infusions of anti-HIV antibodies instead of daily antiretroviral pills, two preliminary experiments suggest. The studies were extremely small – just seven patients in one, and nine in the other. And they only show that the anti-HIV … Read More