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Fighting HIV in Kenya | Close Up

Stanley Ngara is on a mission to make Kenya HIV-free.

Iran

HIV rumours trigger angry protests in southwest Iran

The health ministry dismissed reports an alleged outbreak was caused by a contaminated syringe used by a local nurse.

HIV rumours trigger angry protests in southwest Iran

Asia

Pakistan struggles with unprecedented HIV infections in children

The number of HIV cases in southern Pakistan has spiked, and children seem to be the most affected.

United States

Transgender asylum seeker dies after falling ill in US custody

Johana Medina Leon died at a Texas hospital after complaining 'for weeks' she needed medical attention, advocates say.

Transgender asylum seeker dies after falling ill in US custody

Pakistan

'They're coming by dozens': HIV outbreak sparks panic in Pakistan

More than 400 people, mostly children, tested HIV-positive due to unsanitary equipment and hospital malpractices.

'They're coming by dozens': HIV outbreak sparks panic in Pakistan

Health

HIV-suppressing drugs prevent transmission of AIDS virus: Study

A study reveals taking antiretroviral (ART) medicines to suppress HIV can prevent the sexual transmission of the virus.

HIV-suppressing drugs prevent transmission of AIDS virus: Study

Pakistan

Pakistani doctor arrested after 90 infected by HIV syringe

Officials say they traced the outbreak to a doctor, who allegedly used a contaminated syringe on patients.

Pakistani doctor arrested after 90 infected by HIV syringe

Talk to Al Jazeera

Bill Gates on ending disease, saving lives: 'Time is on our side'

The billionaire's foundation aims to eliminate many of the world's preventable diseases, but it has its critics.

HIV

Man 'free of HIV' after stem cell transplant

Although the patient has been in remission for 18 months, doctors cautioned it was too early to say he had been cured.

Second man seems to be free of AIDS virus after transplant

China

China scientist condemned for gene-editing babies, loses job

He Jiankui fired by Shenzhen-based university as China says he defied government bans in pursuit of personal profit.

China scientist condemned for gene-editing babies, loses job

Yemen

The forgotten: Living with HIV in war-ravaged Yemen

Most Yemenis living with HIV/AIDS face stigma and discrimination, even from their own families.

The forgotten: Living with HIV in war-ravaged Yemen

Africa

World AIDS awareness day march in Cape Town

Around 7.5 million South Africans live with HIV – one of the highest rates in the world.

HIV

World Aids Day: Eradicating the stigma of HIV in Uzbekistan

In May 2017, Azima became the first person in Uzbekistan's history to publicly come out as HIV-positive.

World Aids Day: Eradicating the stigma of HIV in Uzbekistan

China

China sees AIDS cases surge

A 14 percent increase in HIV victims means almost one million new diagnoses in the world's most populous nation.

China sees AIDS cases surge

Opinion

I was diagnosed with AIDS in 1986 and I'm still around

We have made a lot of progress against AIDS, but the fight is not over yet.

Shaun Mellors

by Shaun Mellors

Shaun Mellors