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AFRICANGLOBE - One in seven people with HIV in Europe is un- aware of their infection, the EU and World Health Organisation reported as 2015 marked another record year for new HIV cases in the region. “HIV/Aids continues to be a serious problem in Europe . . . The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control’s (ECDC) estimate that one in seven people living with HIV are unaware of their status is particularly worrying,” EU Health Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis said in the report released ahead of World AIDS Day tomorrow.
AFRICANGLOBE - If you have practiced unprotected $ex, watch out for fevers as a symptom of HIV. Early after being infected by HIV, you may experience flu like symptoms. This can include a low grade fever that does not respond to medication. You may experience night sweats as a response to the fever. The fever is an inflammatory reaction to the virus entering your blood stream.
AFRICANGLOBE - Women who use injectable contraceptives have an increased risk of becoming infected with HIV, according to a new study. The scientists say that the hormones in Depo-Provera may cause changes in the vaginal wall, alter bacteria found in the vagina, or influence a woman’s immune response — any of which could increase risk of HIV.
AFRICANGLOBE - This is the kind of story that will absolutely turn your stomach! A Georgia jury found an HIV-positive pastor guilty Tuesday of knowingly exposing a woman to the disease and faces 20 years for the crime, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.
AFRICANGLOBE - American doctors have broken new ground by curing a baby girl born with HIV – the first time a case like this has been recorded.The child, from the state of Mississippi, is now two-and-a-half years old and has not needed any further treatment to combat the virus for a year, and she has shown no signs of infection.
At least six people have reportedly died in Britain after being told they had been healed of HIV and should stop taking treatment. According to a report by Sky News, it has been shown that some evangelical churches in London, Manchester, Birmingham and Glasgow are claiming to be able to cure the life threatening disease through the power of faith.