Archive for month January, 2017

  • January 20, 2017

    HIV: Challenges...

    Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a lentivirus (slowly replicating retrovirus) that causes the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. Since it’s identification in 1981, it has come to be identified as one of the most potent infectious diseases in the world.   HIV continues to be a serious problem for people all over...

  • January 18, 2017

    Pre Exposure...

    UNAIDS reports that an estimated 2.1 million people become newly infected with AIDS each year, 60 percent are young women between the ages of 18 and 24. This means that every single day two thousand adolescent girls and young women become newly infected with HIV, almost two every minute. In...