New HIV infections in the US down, but well short of national goals

Researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have reported that the number of new HIV infections and the rate of transmission in the United States has dropped by 11 and 17 percent between 2010 and 2015.  Read More »

MIT develops new paper-based Zika virus test

MIT researchers have led a team in developing a paper-based test that can diagnose the Zika virus in just a few hours.  Read More »

UCLA study tracks funding cuts in PREFAR program

The President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PREFAR) has seen a dramatic decrease in funding in critical parts of its budget according to a UCLA study. Read More »

Maryland researchers produce experimental malaria vaccine

University of Maryland School of Medicine researchers have conducted a new study and have produced an experimental vaccine that can protect adults from malaria for more than a year. Read More »