Basic science of HIV, strains, types and stages

Resource
December 5, 2019

Hundreds of thousands of people continue to die from advanced HIV, also known as AIDS, because countries are still ill-equipped to detect and treat people suffering through advanced stages of the disease, according to a new report re

News
November 28, 2019

Scientists who announced the discovery of a new subtype of HIV earlier this month are telling people not to worry: The discovery, they say, is a good thing and shows that the technology used to make it will improve surveillance of the (admittedly, mutating) virus, but it doesn't mean that HIV wil

Blog
November 25, 2019

This month, a new strain of HIV was discovered for the first time in nearly two decades, providing the global community with a more complete map of how the virus evolves.

Resource
November 25, 2019
The full spectrum of HIV-1 diversity can be found in central Africa, including two divergent HIV-1 strains collected in 1983 and 1990 in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) that were preliminarily classified as group M subtype L. However, a third epidemiologically distinct subtype L genome has now been identified.
Event
November 14, 2018

Known as the “African CROI” the INTEREST Conference brings together scientists involved in HIV treatment, pathogenesis, and prevention research in Africa to share pivotal findings, promote collaboration, and transfer experiences across several fields and many continents.

Resource
October 18, 2018

The Southern African HIV Clinicians Society’s biannual conference, held in Johannesburg, South Africa, from 24-27 October 2018, focused on clinical content for HIV and TB health care workers in the region and featured a wide range of topics, 

Resource
June 11, 2018

Now that effective treatment for HIV is available, it is considered to be a long-term condition and many people are living long and healthy lives with HIV. This factsheet covers some key points about growing older with HIV.

News
June 5, 2018

A team of French researchers has succeeded in filming HIV infecting a healthy cell. UNAIDS spoke to Morgane Bomsel, Research Team Director at the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), about the feat.

Resource
May 23, 2018

This study investigated whether oral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) alters timing and patterns of seroconversion when PrEP use continues after HIV-1 infection.