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White House releases updated 2020 HIV/AIDS strategy

July 31, 2015

President Barack Obama has signed an executive order releasing the updated goals of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy over the next 5 years, according to a White House news release.

The updated strategy builds off initial goals established in 2010, which included reducing new cases of HIV, increasing access to care and improving outcomes for patients, reducing health disparities, and refining the national response.

In the Journals

Chronic HBV prevalent among non-high-risk populations across world

July 31, 2015
In a new study, researchers found a prevalence of chronic hepatitis B virus infection across various non–high-risk populations across the world, indicating…
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HBV reactivation unlikely after biologic treatment for rheumatic diseases, inflammatory bowel disease

July 31, 2015
Hepatitis B reactivation following biologic therapy for rheumatic diseases or inflammatory bowel disease was unlikely, according the recently presented study findings.A…
Margaret Chan In the Journals

Ebola vaccine candidate highly effective in phase 3 trial

July 31, 2015
Results from an interim analysis of a phase 3 trial of an investigational Ebola vaccine demonstrated 100% efficacy in more than 4,000 adults in Guinea.“This is an…

AbbVie announces Viekira Pak sales reach nearly $400 million

July 31, 2015
AbbVie announced second quarter financial results and showed Viekira Pak global sales were nearly $400 million, which assisted the company in reaching an overall global…
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Infectious Disease Case Consults

The Patient with Hepatitis C

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This CME activity will focus on the diagnosis and management of patients with hepatitis C.
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VIDEO: Cure is ‘next frontier’ of HIV

VIDEO: Cure is ‘next frontier’ of HIV

July 1, 2015
Timothy Brown – the Berlin patient – has led researchers to the next frontier of HIV research, according to…
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Management of Pediatric Conjunctivitis and Otitis/Conjunctivitis Syndrome

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Alcon Research, LTD.

Acute bacterial conjunctivitis affects approximately 1 of every 8 children each year, and 5 million cases occur in the…
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