Filipinos living with HIV urged to avail free treatment, support services

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Fri, 17 May 2019 07:08:58 +0000

Filipinos living with HIV urged to avail free treatment, support services

In time for the annual International AIDS Candlelight Memorial, the DOH urged people with HIV to avail treatment, care, and support services.

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UK opens inquiry into tainted-blood scandal that killed 2,400

Credit to Author: cmiranda| Date: Tue, 30 Apr 2019 11:44:58 +0000

LONDON — A long-awaited inquiry opened Tuesday in Britain into how contaminated blood was used to treat thousands of people in the 1970s and ’80s, killing at least 2,400.

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Rise in HIV cases increases likelihood of TB spread – experts

Credit to Author: Alexander Magno| Date: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 10:35:26 +0000

The continued rise in the number of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) cases is causing an additional burden to the prevalence of tuberculosis in the country, according to health experts. Since those living with HIV are 37 times more likely to develop tuberculosis, the likelihood of them transmitting the respiratory disease to another segment of the population also increases.

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