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July 28 is World Hepatitis Day

July 28 is World Hepatitis Day

Jul 28
July 28, 2017 is World Hepatitis Day, and around the world and around the United States organizations and individuals come together on this day to raise awareness of the global burden of viral hepatitis and to influence change.

Trump Nominates Very Anti-LGBT Pol to be Ambassador to Very Pro-LGBT Netherlands

Trump Nominates Very Anti-LGBT Pol to be Ambassador to Very Pro-LGBT Netherlands

Jul 28
Call it a case of "right church, wrong pew."

Transgender Chinese Man Says He's Won Job Bias Lawsuit

Transgender Chinese Man Says He's Won Job Bias Lawsuit

By Didi Tang | Jul 28
A Chinese court has ruled that a transgender man was unjustly dismissed by a former employer, the plaintiff said Thursday, in the country's first such discrimination lawsuit.

IAS Honors Outstanding Research, Promising Young Investigators, and Pioneering Efforts to Address HIV Stigma

IAS Honors Outstanding Research, Promising Young Investigators, and Pioneering Efforts to Address HIV Stigma

Jul 27
Leadership in HIV research and efforts to improve access to HIV prevention and treatment were recognized through prizes and awards presented at the 9th IAS Conference on HIV Science.

Investigator: Driver Part of Larger Human-Smuggling Scheme

Investigator: Driver Part of Larger Human-Smuggling Scheme

By Frank Bajak, Nomaan Merchant, and Juan A. Lozano | Jul 27
Investigators believe a truck driver accused in the deaths of 10 people found inside a packed, sweltering tractor-trailer is part of a larger organization involved in human smuggling that authorities are trying to identify and dismantle.

Weekend Strike to Shut Acropolis at Height of Tourist Season

Weekend Strike to Shut Acropolis at Height of Tourist Season

Jul 27
A two-day strike by Greek Culture Ministry employees protesting staff shortages will shut the Acropolis and other ancient sites and museums in Athens this weekend at the height of the tourist season.

France's Macron Meets Rihanna at the Elysee Palace

France's Macron Meets Rihanna at the Elysee Palace

Jul 26
French President Emmanuel Macron has met singer Rihanna at the Elysee Palace after the pop star appealed to him on Twitter to contribute to her fund for education in developing countries.

Studies Show Progress in Finding New HIV Prevention Options and Implementing Existing Approaches

Studies Show Progress in Finding New HIV Prevention Options and Implementing Existing Approaches

Jul 26
Researchers released data from five cutting-edge studies that show progress across several major HIV prevention approaches at an official press conference at the 9th IAS Conference on HIV Science.

CIPHER Grants and Fellowships Encourage Innovative Responses To Pediatric And Adolescent HIV

CIPHER Grants and Fellowships Encourage Innovative Responses To Pediatric And Adolescent HIV

Jul 26
The International AIDS Society's (IAS's) Collaborative Initiative for Paediatric HIV Education and Research (CIPHER) has awarded research grants to six exceptional early-stage investigators at the 9th IAS Conference on HIV Science.

Study Finds Effective HIV Treatment Halts Transmission Among Same-Sex Couples

Study Finds Effective HIV Treatment Halts Transmission Among Same-Sex Couples

Jul 26
Results from the largest study to analyze HIV transmission risk among homosexual couples with differing HIV status have shown that HIV-positive men who are on treatment that makes the virus undetectable, do not transmit HIV to their partners.

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