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Study: D.C. making progress in fight against AIDS

The World AIDS Conference opens Sunday in D.C., where HIV/AIDS is an epidemic.

Friday - 07/20/2012, 06:25am EDT

Tags: hiv, Paula Wolfson, Gregory Pappas, D.C. Appleseed, World AIDS Conference

D.C. encouraging HIV training, testing for employees

Employees of the District of Columbia are being offered two hours of paid leave to attend HIV awareness training and get tested.

Thursday - 06/28/2012, 02:34am EDT

Tags: HIV tests, hiv

Study: D.C. female condom program likely saved $6M

A new study says the District of Columbia's effort to increase the use of female condoms, the lesser-known equivalent of the male condom, likely prevented 23 new HIV infections and saved taxpayers $6 million in its first year.

Monday - 03/26/2012, 01:28pm EDT

Tags: female condoms, hiv, D.C. Department of Health

Promising signs of a vaccine for HIV

Results from a recent trial in Thailand have renewed hope that a preventive HIV vaccine may be on the horizon.

Thursday - 02/02/2012, 07:31am EST

Tags: thomas warren, Generation Positive, aids, hiv


HIV/AIDS: The U.S. vs. Germany

Both Washington, D.C. and New York City have an extremely high prevalence of HIV infections, with 123,000 living with the virus. That's 56,000 more infections than in the entire country of Germany.

Thursday - 02/02/2012, 07:26am EST

Tags: thomas warren, hiv, aids, Germany, Jim Graham, Generation Positive


Generation Positive - An in-depth look at the HIV epidemic

The Human Immunodeficiency Virus, known as HIV, has become one of the most notorious killers ever known to man. In "Generation Positive," a week-long series, WTOP's Thomas Warren takes an in-depth look at the HIV epidemic in the U.S. and D.C.

Friday - 01/27/2012, 03:12pm EST

Tags: thomas warren, hiv, aids, World Health Organization, Generation Positive


HIV study offers hope toward vaccine development

An unprecedented new HIV study may change how soon the virus can be detected in a person's system -- which scientists hope could lead to developing an effective vaccination.

Friday - 01/13/2012, 01:39pm EST

Tags: hiv, virus, vaccine, study, Kenya, Frew Sawe, detection, transmission

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