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Issue No. 31  | July 27, 2012
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AIDSinfo.nih.gov is pleased to provide you with a weekly update of highlights about what has happened in the world of HIV/AIDS treatment, prevention, and research. We hope you find this encapsulated view of HIV/AIDS news useful.

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AIDS 2012 Concludes Today

The XIX International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012) concludes today in Washington DC. AIDSinfo was honored to attend the conference and participate with the National Library of Medicine (NLM) in the National Institutes of Health (NIH) exhibit. We hope you had the opportunity to learn more about AIDSinfo and infoSIDA at AIDS 2012. Please continue to follow us on Facebook and Twitter throughout today’s proceedings.

Below are HIV/AIDS news stories announced by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), NIH, and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) during the week:


CDC Updates PrEP Website and Three Slide Sets

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently updated their Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) website with new information following the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) approval of Truvada for use as PrEP among sexually active adults at risk of HIV infection.

CDC also updated the following three slide sets:

  • The “AIDS Surveillance - Trends (1985-2010)” slide set provides statistical information on AIDS diagnoses in the United States and dependent areas, including breakdowns of diagnoses by race/ethnicity and transmission category.
  • The “HIV Surveillance in Injection Drug Users (through 2010)” slide set provides information on diagnoses of HIV infection and AIDS in injection drug users in the United States and dependent areas, including breakdowns of diagnoses by transmission category, sex, race/ethnicity, and age group.
  • The “Pediatric HIV Surveillance (through 2010)” slide set provides information on diagnoses of HIV infection and AIDS among children 13 years of age and younger in the United States and dependent areas. Statistical information is also included on perinatally acquired HIV infection, HIV diagnostic outcomes in infants, and maternal HIV testing.


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