Monthly Archives: January 2019

Maker of ‘potential HIV cure’ moves to calm frenzy over new drug

Israeli-based pharmaceutical company, Zion Medical, which recently broke the news of a successful first clinical trial for what they called a potential HIV cure, has issued a further statement on Twitter making it clear that more trials will be needed, and their official results will need to be published and peer-reviewed. Since the company made

NAC TAKES MEASURES TO CURB NEW HIV INFECTIONS IN MASVINGO

Lloyd Mubulawa (National AIDS Council) The National AIDS Council has embarked on a number of strategies to curb new HIV infections in Masvingo Province. Speaking to editors from different media houses, NAC Provincial Manager Mr Edgar Muzulu said the organization is focusing on prevention anchored on five pillars. Mr Muzulu said that, this is in

5 ridiculous things some people still believe about HIV and AIDS

Health24 The theme of 2018 is “Know your status”, which emphasises the importance of getting tested. Here are a couple of misconceptions that need to be cleared up. Some are harsh and ignorant untruths while others are just absolute myths. 1. Only ‘high-risk people such as homosexuals and promiscuous people’ should be tested for HIV. First,