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New Haven’s 12th Annual AIDS Walk drew a crowd of 200 on Saturday, raising around $6,000 for AIDS support organizations in Greater New Haven.

APR 18, 2016 by REBECCA KARABUS

As new drugs make it easier to combat the spread of HIV and AIDS, organizations are finding a growing amount of young adults are not aware of the diseases.

HIV and Urban news

Scientists are working aggressively to find the cure for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). Recently, a group of researchers from Imperial College London and Emory University have figured out a method to detect the virus, which will make treatments for HIV infections more effective.

April 19 2016 by Wendy Lemeric

Besieged President Jacob Zuma has been advised to heed the chorus calling him to step down to save the notable only twinkle on his legacy: the radical shift in HIV/Aids treatment roll-out policy that saved millions of lives and hiked life expectancy.

April 14 2016 by Sipho Masombuka

HIV/AIDS cure updates: PET scan technique shows promise in kick and kill HIV treatment; cure available in three years?

Scientists are working aggressively to find the cure for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). Recently, a group of researchers from Imperial College London and Emory University have figured out a method to detect the virus, which will make treatments for HIV infections more effective.

April 19 2016 by Wendy Lemeric

Besieged President Jacob Zuma has been advised to heed the chorus calling him to step down to save the notable only twinkle on his legacy: the radical shift in HIV/Aids treatment roll-out policy that saved millions of lives and hiked life expectancy.

April 14 2016 by Sipho Masombuka

Fighting HIV in Miami, one dirty needle at a time - Miami Herald


Miami Herald

Fighting HIV in Miami, one dirty needle at a time
Miami Herald
A public health advocate in Miami, where new HIV infection rates consistently top the state and national charts, Tookes had been struggling for years to get a bill passed in the Florida Legislature to create a program in Miami-Dade County to help end ...

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Doação de sangue: saiba onde estão os postos de coleta em São Paulo - Portal do Governo do Estado de São Paulo


Doação de sangue: saiba onde estão os postos de coleta em São Paulo
Portal do Governo do Estado de São Paulo
É constante a necessidade de doadores de sangue no Estado de São Paulo. Pensando nisso, o Portal do Governo apresenta a lista completa com todos os postos de coleta. E também apresenta dicas e pré-requisitos necessários para ser um doador de ...

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The future of HIV leadership in Western Australia - OUTinPerth


The future of HIV leadership in Western Australia
OUTinPerth
I sat down with Ren to discuss his vision for the future of leadership in the HIV sector. Can you tell me about yourself? Who are you? And what's your relationship to HIV? I'm Perth born and bred. I moved to Melbourne when I was in my mid-twenties ...

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Laurent Quenioux LGBTQ Pride Personal Essay - POPSUGAR


POPSUGAR

Laurent Quenioux LGBTQ Pride Personal Essay
POPSUGAR
Laurent Quenioux is the owner of LQ Foodings in LA and has worked at top restaurants including Maxim's in Paris. I came to ... That remains the proudest moment in my life: knowing that future generations won't have to deal with HIV in the same way we did.

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Less Money to Fight AIDS - New York Times


New York Times

Less Money to Fight AIDS
New York Times
“Cuts to AIDS Programs May Cost a Million Lives” (news article, May 24) highlighted the global effects of the reductions in funding to fight H.I.V./AIDS proposed by President Trump in his budget plan. Less well publicized is the significant risk to our ...

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Knowing HIV levels are 'undetectable' may affect sexual behavior - EurekAlert (press release)


Knowing HIV levels are 'undetectable' may affect sexual behavior
EurekAlert (press release)
A study by H. Fisher Raymond, DrPH, of the San Francisco Department of Public Health looks at interactions between HIV prevention efforts and sexual risk behaviors among MSM with known HIV infection. In the past decade, San Francisco has introduced a ...

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South Africa: Has South Africa's New HIV Plan Been Captured? - AllAfrica.com


South Africa: Has South Africa's New HIV Plan Been Captured?
AllAfrica.com
A 2014 study conducted by the University of California San Francisco among about 2 200 female sex workers in South Africa found HIV infection rates of between 40% and 72% among participants. Proponents of decriminalisation argue that the move will ...

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Queer Fiber Artists Push the Bounds of Gender Norms | KCET - KCET


Queer Fiber Artists Push the Bounds of Gender Norms | KCET
KCET
... she publishes a blog, The Looseleaf Report, adjudicates dances festivals, and frequently moderates pre-concert talks. Looseleaf has also filed datelines from around the world, including such cultural hotspots as Abu Dhabi, Vienna, Tel Aviv, Buenos ...

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The Bay Area Reporter Online | Sheehy, Lee propose $1.54M ... - Bay Area Reporter


Bay Area Reporter

The Bay Area Reporter Online | Sheehy, Lee propose $1.54M ...
Bay Area Reporter
For months gay District 8 Supervisor Jeff Sheehy has criticized Mayor Ed Lee's administration for not adequately funding services for the estimated 1,500 ...

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AIDS/LifeCycle pedals into WeHo after 545 miles - Los Angeles Blade - Los Angeles Blade


Los Angeles Blade

AIDS/LifeCycle pedals into WeHo after 545 miles - Los Angeles Blade
Los Angeles Blade
After 545 long miles, riding from San Francisco to Los Angeles, the AIDS/LifeCycle participants road into Fairfax High School, Saturday, to the cheers of family, ...

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Human Immunodeficiency Virus from My Vantage Point - Our Time Press


Human Immunodeficiency Virus from My Vantage Point
Our Time Press
Even more alarming, neighborhoods like Bedford-Stuyvesant and Crown Heights are purported to have some of the highest incidences of H.I.V. in all of New York City. Standing for human immunodeficiency virus(H.I.V.), it started out as a disease that ...

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In LGBT: San Francisco, Celebrating the Birth of Pride - Vogue.com


Vogue.com

In LGBT: San Francisco, Celebrating the Birth of Pride
Vogue.com
... then later assassination of Harvey Milk, a member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors (Nicoletta met Milk and his partner Scott Smith at their photo shop, Castro Camera); the rise of the fabulous Radical Faeries; and the war against HIV and AIDS.

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Outstanding Voices: Paul Hayes' experience as a nurse in San ... - Puget Sound Business Journal (Seattle)


Puget Sound Business Journal (Seattle)

Outstanding Voices: Paul Hayes' experience as a nurse in San ...
Puget Sound Business Journal (Seattle)
"I saw firsthand the impact of ignorance, fear and bias for those with HIV and AIDS," says the executive director at Harborview Medical Center. VIDEO.

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More Evidence That Charlie Sheen's 2015 HIV Announcement Saved Lives - New York Magazine


New York Magazine

More Evidence That Charlie Sheen's 2015 HIV Announcement Saved Lives
New York Magazine
One such example came in November 2015, when Charlie Sheen announced on the Today show that he was HIV-positive, and that the treatment he had received for the virus had rendered it undetectable in his blood. It was one of those media events that ...

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Functional Genomics Professor Receives CNRS Medal of Innovation for HIV Functional Cure Candidate - Pharmaceutical Processing


Pharmaceutical Processing

Functional Genomics Professor Receives CNRS Medal of Innovation for HIV Functional Cure Candidate
Pharmaceutical Processing
Jamal Tazi, inventor of ABX464, ABIVAX's lead drug candidate for inducing a functional cure for HIV, and Member of its Executive Committee, on receiving the CNRS Medal of Innovation 2017. The medal, which will be awarded today at a ceremony attended by ...

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California lawmakers vote to repeal HIV criminalization laws - Island Packet


California lawmakers vote to repeal HIV criminalization laws
Island Packet
Scott Wiener of San Francisco who authored the bill says the current law is a relic of the decades-old AIDS scare and unfairly punishes HIV-positive people based on outdated science. It is a misdemeanor to intentionally transmit any other communicable ...

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HIV-positive footballer Matt Hall detailed the struggle of living with the illness - Daily Mail


Daily Mail

HIV-positive footballer Matt Hall detailed the struggle of living with the illness
Daily Mail
Matthew Hall, 45, was a carefree 23-year-old in 1996 when he was given the shocking news: 'You have HIV.' Mr Hall told Daily Mail Australia he was devastated when he first learned of the diagnosis, and walked the grounds of the Melbourne hospital where ...

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Cycling for a cause: Thousands of bicyclists passed through Santa Maria to raise money for HIV/AIDS research and ... - Santa Maria Sun


Cycling for a cause: Thousands of bicyclists passed through Santa Maria to raise money for HIV/AIDS research and ...
Santa Maria Sun
A faculty member at UC San Francisco, Haller has seen many sides of the debilitating disease. Her experience as both a doctor and friend to sufferers of HIV and AIDS is more than enough motivation to complete the 545-mile bike trek every year.

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HIV/Aids: A cada 15 minutos alguém é infectado no Brasil - Portal do Governo do Estado de São Paulo

   
HIV/Aids: A cada 15 minutos alguém é infectado no Brasil
Portal do Governo do Estado de São Paulo
Você sabia que a cada 15 minutos uma pessoa é infectada com o vírus HIV no Brasil? E que sete pessoas morrem por dia em São Paulo em decorrência da doença? Para reduzir esse número, é fundamental disseminar informações sobre a Aids e, ...

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Opinion: Legislature should reject change in penalty for knowingly passing HIV - East Bay Times


Opinion: Legislature should reject change in penalty for knowingly passing HIV
East Bay Times
I find this to be interesting given that the California Department of Health reports that of individuals living with HIV disease (HIV and AIDS), 74 percent in San Francisco and 66 percent in California are men who have sex with men. Therefore, this ...

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HIV long-term survivors fight invisibility and isolation - ThinkProgress


ThinkProgress

HIV long-term survivors fight invisibility and isolation
ThinkProgress
A 1985 protest outside New York's City Hall as the City Council considered banning students and teachers with HIV from public schools. CREDIT: AP Photo/Rick Maiman. It's been 36 years since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published its ...

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Fremont Parents Alarmed After Child Pokes Classmates With Used ... - CBS San Francisco Bay Area


CBS San Francisco Bay Area

Fremont Parents Alarmed After Child Pokes Classmates With Used ...
CBS San Francisco Bay Area
Parents which children at a Fremont elementary school got a disturbing warning earlier this week after a student went around poking classmates with a used ...

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Opioids epidemic endangering progress eliminating AIDS - WBFO


WBFO

Opioids epidemic endangering progress eliminating AIDS
WBFO
"It's pretty significant if you look at New York State being one of the highest HIV and AIDS states in the nation, we've eliminated perinatal transmission," she said. "We haven't had a baby born positive now in almost two years - and they way we've ...

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Transgender HIV Activist Cecilia Gentili Is Blazing a Fierce and Funny Trail - TheBody.com


TheBody.com

Transgender HIV Activist Cecilia Gentili Is Blazing a Fierce and Funny Trail
TheBody.com
CG: We're working very closely on the Ending the AIDS Epidemic initiative here in New York State. I was part of the group of transgender and GNC people who helped write the blueprint for Governor Cuomo, so making sure that funding for that doesn't drop ...

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Official Says President Trump Expected to Pull U.S. From Paris Climate Deal - snopes.com


snopes.com

Official Says President Trump Expected to Pull U.S. From Paris Climate Deal
snopes.com
Trump tweeted on Wednesday morning: “I will be announcing my decision on the Paris Accord over the next few days. MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!” While Trump currently favors an exit, he has been known to change his thinking on major decisions and ...

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Amid Russia Conflict And Drug Epidemic, SUNY Downstate ... - PR Newswire (press release)


Amid Russia Conflict And Drug Epidemic, SUNY Downstate ...
PR Newswire (press release)
BROOKLYN, N.Y., June 12, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As prolonged military conflict destabilizes the region, and incidence of injection drug use (IDU) ...

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Ukrainian NGO Works to Stop Spread of HIV Among Sex Workers - New Delhi Times


New Delhi Times

Ukrainian NGO Works to Stop Spread of HIV Among Sex Workers
New Delhi Times
During a recent visit to Kyiv, Michel Kazatchkine — the U.N. special envoy for HIV/AIDS in Eastern Europe and Central Asia — toured the Ukrainian capital's various harm-reduction programs, aimed at stopping the spread of HIV. Among those was the ...

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California Lawmakers Vote To Repeal HIV Criminalization Laws - CBS San Francisco Bay Area


CBS 8 San Diego

California Lawmakers Vote To Repeal HIV Criminalization Laws
CBS San Francisco Bay Area
Scott Wiener of San Francisco who authored the bill says the current law is a relic of the decades-old AIDS scare and unfairly punishes HIV-positive people based on outdated science. It is a misdemeanor to intentionally transmit any other communicable ...
State Senate Says it Should No Longer Be a Felony to Knowingly Expose Others to HIVKTLA

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Anne-Christine d'Adesky, notable LGBTI journalist and activist, releases memoir - Gay Star News


Gay Star News

Anne-Christine d'Adesky, notable LGBTI journalist and activist, releases memoir
Gay Star News
Titled 'The Pox Lover,' the book is her diary from the 1990s when she was deeply involved in HIV/AIDS activism. Framed by a prologue and epilogue written with hindsight, the diary is an emotional narrative, taking place both pre and post HIV treatment ...

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Nonprofit CEO stole nearly $1M meant to help house HIV patients - New York Daily News


New York Daily News

Nonprofit CEO stole nearly $1M meant to help house HIV patients
New York Daily News
Derek Broomes allegedly “abused his authority” to siphon the money, meant to help HIV/AIDS patients get affordable housing, from 2013 to April 2016. Broomes, who headed Harlem Congregations for Community Improvement, Inc., pushed the non-profit into ...

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This clinic trades used needles for new ones in a first-of-its kind ... - Miami Herald


Miami Herald

This clinic trades used needles for new ones in a first-of-its kind ...
Miami Herald
On vacation, most people look forward to the sights, sounds and tastes of a new city. Dr. Hansel Tookes looks for the needle exchange clinic. Over the years, the ...

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What It's Like to Be HIV Positive in the Military - RollingStone.com


RollingStone.com

What It's Like to Be HIV Positive in the Military
RollingStone.com
"Safe Sex Orders are unfortunately consistent with some laws enacted within certain states," says Jonathon Rendina, an Assistant Professor at Hunter College at The City University of New York's Center for HIV and Education Studies and Training. "What ...

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Knowing HIV levels are 'undetectable' may affect sexual behavior ... - EurekAlert (press release)


Knowing HIV levels are 'undetectable' may affect sexual behavior ...
EurekAlert (press release)
Understanding and responding to behavioral trends in groups that are at high risk for HIV infection is critical to the development of effective strategies that ...

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Knowingly exposing others to HIV should no longer be a felony ... - Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times

Knowingly exposing others to HIV should no longer be a felony ...
Los Angeles Times
The state Senate on Wednesday voted to no longer make it a felony for someone infected with HIV to knowingly expose others to the disea...

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Semana da Parada LGBT tem mutirão de testes de HIV - Portal do Governo do Estado de São Paulo


Portal do Governo do Estado de São Paulo

Semana da Parada LGBT tem mutirão de testes de HIV
Portal do Governo do Estado de São Paulo
... rápidos para diagnóstico do vírus HIV, oferecido pela Secretaria de Estado da Saúde por conta da Semana da Parada do Orgulho LGBT da capital paulista. Os testes são feitos no vão livre do Masp (Museu de Arte de São Paulo) até as 21h, pela equipe do ...

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Alive and well in Miami-Dade County – with the Florida Department of Health - Miami's Community Newspapers


Miami's Community Newspapers

Alive and well in Miami-Dade County – with the Florida Department of Health
Miami's Community Newspapers
The challenge of the Zika virus was hastily defeated but the surge in HIV and AIDs presents a different a challenge for the health department. In defeating sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), the health department works with educational institutions ...

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The Latest: Lawmakers OK protection against workplace raids - Miami Herald


The Latest: Lawmakers OK protection against workplace raids
Miami Herald
Under current law, if a person who knows they have HIV has unprotected sex without telling their partner about the disease they can be convicted of a felony and face years in jail. Democratic Sen. Scott Wiener of San Francisco who authored the bill ...

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Anne-Christine d'Adensky, notable LGBTI journalist and activist, releases memoir - Gay Star News


Gay Star News

Anne-Christine d'Adensky, notable LGBTI journalist and activist, releases memoir
Gay Star News
Titled 'The Pox Lover,' the book is her diary from the 1990s when she was deeply involved in HIV/AIDS activism. Framed by a prologue and epilogue written with hindsight, the diary is an emotional narrative, taking place both pre and post HIV treatment ...

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Semana da Parada LGBT tem mutirão de testes de HIV | Governo ... - Portal do Governo do Estado de São Paulo


Portal do Governo do Estado de São Paulo

Semana da Parada LGBT tem mutirão de testes de HIV | Governo ...
Portal do Governo do Estado de São Paulo
Hoje é o último dia para quem quiser fazer testes rápidos para diagnóstico do vírus HIV, oferecido pela Secretaria de Estado da Saúde por conta da Semana da ...

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Achieving zero HIV transmissions will require SF to address stigma, disparities - San Francisco Examiner


San Francisco Examiner

Achieving zero HIV transmissions will require SF to address stigma, disparities
San Francisco Examiner
Having achieved significant reductions in new infections and effective treatment, San Francisco is a model city for combating HIV — but even so, The City is not expected to meet its goal of a 90 percent reduction in HIV diagnoses and deaths by 2020.

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BioTime's Renevia Succeeds in Pivotal European Facial Wasting Trial - New York Times


BioTime's Renevia Succeeds in Pivotal European Facial Wasting Trial
New York Times
(Reuters) - BioTime Inc said on Wednesday its Renevia system succeeded in meeting the main goal of a pivotal European trial for facial wasting associated with treatment for HIV, putting it on track to file for European approval this year. The 47 ...

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HelloMD Telemedicine Services Now Available to New York Medical Cannabis Patients - New Cannabis Ventures (blog)


New Cannabis Ventures (blog)

HelloMD Telemedicine Services Now Available to New York Medical Cannabis Patients
New Cannabis Ventures (blog)
SAN FRANCISCO, June 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — HelloMD, the nation's largest community of medical cannabis patients, experts and trusted brands, announced that its telemedicine services will be available throughout New York State effective today.

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Melbourne man tests positive to HIV while taking preventative drug ... - Yass Tribune


Melbourne man tests positive to HIV while taking preventative drug ...
Yass Tribune
The man was participating in a PrEPX trial, sparking some concern over resistance.

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Fast-Track Cities progress toward UNAIDS' 90-90-90 goal - Healio - Healio


Fast-Track Cities progress toward UNAIDS' 90-90-90 goal - Healio
Healio
NEW ORLEANS — Cities throughout the world have been making progress toward treatment targets set for 2020, but officials must not become complacent, ...

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Sex sells: What escort work in Australia really looks like - SBS


SBS

Sex sells: What escort work in Australia really looks like
SBS
Claudia Cadine*, a Melbourne-based escort, says despite Hollywood notions of what escorts do, she's never had any misconceptions about the nature of her work - it's to have sex. Not fall in love. Cadine tells SBS that, like Valentine, she also offers ...

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California Lawmakers Vote To Repeal HIV Criminalization Laws ... - CBS San Francisco Bay Area


CBS 8 San Diego

California Lawmakers Vote To Repeal HIV Criminalization Laws ...
CBS San Francisco Bay Area
California lawmakers have passed a bill to make punishments for intentionally infecting someone with HIV the same as for other communicable diseases.
State Senate Says it Should No Longer Be a Felony to Knowingly Expose Others to HIVKTLA

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Fast-Track Cities progress toward UNAIDS' 90-90-90 goal - Healio


Fast-Track Cities progress toward UNAIDS' 90-90-90 goal
Healio
NEW ORLEANS — Cities throughout the world have been making progress toward treatment targets set for 2020, but officials must not become complacent, an HIV/AIDS specialist said at ASM Microbe.

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Prof. Jamal Tazi, Inventor of ABX464, ABIVAX's Lead Drug Candidate for Inducing a Functional Cure for HIV, Awarded ... - Business Wire (press release)


Prof. Jamal Tazi, Inventor of ABX464, ABIVAX's Lead Drug Candidate for Inducing a Functional Cure for HIV, Awarded ...
Business Wire (press release)
ABIVAX (Euronext Paris: FR0012333284 – ABVX), an innovative biotechnology company targeting the immune system to eliminate viral diseases using its unique technology platforms, congratulates today Prof. Jamal Tazi, inventor of ABX464, ABIVAX's lead ...

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