There's no shame about living with HIV.
An estimated 7,271 British Columbians are now living with HIV, the province noted in a statement.
The celebration of World AIDS Day represents an alliance of all shared experiences to recall the collective responsibility to end the suffering of people living with HIV as well as to provide maximum prevention and treatment for these people.More news: 49ers Hope To Meet Ravens Again 'Some Other Time'
While Africa continues to be disproportionately burdened by the AIDS epidemic, researchers argue that a lot of advancements have been made in HIV treatment and vaccine, coverage of ARTs and mother to child HIV transmission.
The Wisconsin Department of Health estimates that in 2018, around 8,500 people were living with HIV in Wisconsin.
She gave special credit to Dr. Julio Montaner, executive director and physician-in-chief at the BCCfE, and his team for their work in reducing the impacts "of what was once a death sentence".More news: Dolphins trick play baffles Eagles defense in huge win for Miami
"Slovakia belongs to the European Union member states with the lowest HIV incidence, but we've recently witnessed the increase in the number of new cases, particularly in the case of homosexual men", said chief hygienist of Slovakia, Ján Mikas, on World AIDS Day, which falls on December 1, as quoted by the SITA newswire. Therapeutic HIV vaccines are given to people who already have HIV to strengthen their immune systems' response to the infection already in the person's body, according to the National Institutes of Health. An HIV test can take as little as 30 minutes to get results, and the sooner you know your status the more control you have in prevention and treatment.
Zafar Mirza emphasized the need for creating awareness among the people and removing the stigma surrounding the HIV/AIDS.
"HIV antiretroviral medicines not only prevents disease progression but also suppress the viral load to an undetectable level", he stated. With this kind of approach, the virus would still be present but it would not make a person sick, according to Avert, a United Kingdom-based charity dedicated to providing information about HIV and AIDS.More news: Federal Bureau of Investigation issues warning on smart TV security risks
"A patient once said something to me that I always remember and I always like saying", del Rio said.