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LIVE from Facebook, It’s AIDS.gov! Lessons We’ve Learned So Far

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Since 2007, AIDS.gov has been producing video blog interviews with federal and community thought leaders at conferences and meetings in the U.S. and abroad. Over the years, we’ve learned a lot about managing production and handling the challenges of coordinating filming, editing, and posting videos across distances and time zones. But we always enjoy a new…

Dr. Fauci Kicks Off Facebook Live at Ryan White 2016

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Following his plenary remarks at the opening of the 2016 National Ryan White Conference on HIV Care and Treatment on August 23, NIH’s Dr. Anthony Fauci joined us for a Facebook Live session with HRSA’s Letitia Robinson. Dr. Fauci is Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and Dr. Robinson is Senior…

2016 National Ryan White Conference on HIV Care and Treatment: Day One Recap

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More than 2,400 HIV care and treatment leaders, Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program recipients, stakeholders, and those on the front lines providing direct care to people living with HIV convened in Washington, DC yesterday for the kickoff of the 2016 National Ryan White Conference on HIV Care & Treatment.  The theme for this year’s Health Resources…

NIH’s Dr. Dieffenbach Shares Final Update from AIDS 2016

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In his third and final update from the International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016) in Durban, South Africa, NIH’s Dr. Carl Dieffenbach discussed highlights of ongoing HIV cure research presented at the conference. Dr. Dieffenbach, the Director of the Division of AIDS at NIH’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), spoke with his colleague…

HIV Vaccine Research: Update from NIH’s Dr. Dieffenbach from 2nd Day of AIDS 2016

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As the second day of the International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016) came to a close in Durban, South Africa, we caught up with Dr. Carl Dieffenbach again via Facebook Live to get his thoughts on some of the day’s highlights. He is Director of the Division of AIDS at NIH’s National Institute of Allergy and…

NIH’s Dr. Dieffenbach Shares Perspectives from First Day of AIDS 2016

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The 21st International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016) opened in Durban, South Africa today. As we’ve done from other scientific conferences, we caught up with Dr. Carl Dieffenbach, Director of the Division of AIDS at NIH’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), to get some highlights from the day. We did our first-ever Facebook…

HIV Therapy for Breastfeeding Mothers Can Virtually Eliminate Transmission to Babies

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HIV Therapy for Breastfeeding Mothers Can Virtually Eliminate Transmission to Babies For HIV-infected mothers whose immune system is in good health, taking a three-drug antiretroviral regimen during breastfeeding essentially eliminates HIV transmission by breast milk to their infants, according to results from a large clinical trial conducted in sub-Saharan Africa and India. These findings from…

Vaginal Ring May Cut HIV Infection Risk if Used Consistently

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NIH Clinical Trial Will Clarify Relationship between Ring Adherence, HIV Infection Risk A new exploratory analysis of data from the ASPIRE study has found that using a drug-infused vaginal ring most or all of the time reduced the risk of HIV infection in women by at least 56 percent. This finding is being reported today…