HIV/Aids

Some Caravan Migrants Have HIV/AIDS and TB, Say Mexican Authorities

Mexican officials stated that more than one-third of the 6,000 caravan migrants currently living in the border city of Tijuana, Baja California, are being treated for health-related issues. Some are being treated for infectious diseases like HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and chickenpox.

A health staffer checks the blood pressure of a Central American migrant, moving towards the United States in hopes of a better life, in the street in Mexicali, Baja California state, Mexico, on November 16, 2018. - The Central American migrant caravan faced a desperate situation Friday as its numbers …

Israel Approves Drug That Prevents HIV Infection

The Jerusalem Post reports: The Health Ministry approved a preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP) program to prevent HIV transmission on Tuesday, making Israel one of the first countries to implement it. PrEP involves healthy but high-risk people taking medications that significantly reduce the

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