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Viral suppression in Uganda improved by more viral load tests, done faster

Simple measures to improve the ordering and turnaround of viral load tests in Uganda significantly improved viral suppression after one year, a cluster-randomised trial reported this week at the Eleventh International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Science found. Although viral load testing is a well-established procedure in Uganda’s national HIV treatment programme, its uptake could… Read More »

TikTok’s Viral Butt-Lifting Leggings Are On Sale For Under $30 Today

After almost exclusively wearing leggings the majority of this past year, you might think you have enough pairs to last for the rest of your life. But no loungewear or athletic-wear collection is complete without what are arguably the most famous leggings of the decade. Courtesy Butt Lifting Workout Leggings Rexchi While scouring the Customers’… Read More »

‘Resilient’ HIV programmes in African countries have maintained viral suppression during the COVID-19 pandemic

Data from over 1000 health facilities in eleven countries in sub-Saharan Africa showed a transient effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on HIV services, followed by a rapid recovery, the virtual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) heard last week. The study included data on HIV testing, antiretroviral therapy and viral suppression. There was concern… Read More »

São Paulo patient experiences apparent viral rebound a year and a half after stopping HIV treatment

A Brazilian man who last summer had no evidence of remaining HIV after more than 15 months off antiretroviral therapy once again had detectable viral load a few months later, according to a report last week at the virtual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI). Work is underway to determine whether he experienced viral… Read More »