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North Korea Has A Growing HIV Problem That It Doesn't Want To Acknowledge

4 min read

A report from U.S. and North Korean HIV researchers has outlined a big issue with the infection in North Korea that has spiraled in recent years, despite the government's best attempts to deny its existence.

Science

Science

Aussie Women With HIV Are Being Diagnosed Too Late

4 min read

Half of all women diagnosed with HIV have never been tested for it before in their lives, meaning they're being tested late -- and it's a big public health concern.

World

World

Popular 'Vampire Facial' Linked To Two Confirmed HIV Cases

1 min read

Two people who received facial injections from the same spa in the U.S. have been infected with HIV, according to health officials.

National

National

Savage Attack On Police Officer Sparks Debate On Infectious Disease Testing

3 min read

The alleged savage assault of a young police officer has reignited concerns regarding the safety of our officers while on duty.

Health

Health

Syphilis Rates At 'Crisis Point' In Victoria As Infections Hit Record High

4 min read

Healthcare workers are facing a "crisis" as cases of the sexually transmitted infection syphilis continue to rise. 

Health

Health

An HIV Patient Has Been Cleared Of The Virus For Just The Second Time Ever

3 min read

A patient appears to have been cured of HIV, offering researchers fresh hope the virus could one day be eliminated. 

National

National

Indigenous HIV Rates Are On The Rise, Here's What's Being Done To Stop It

3 min read

HIV rates among the Indigenous community are 1.6 times higher than the rest of the country. At the same time, HIV in Australia is going down for all groups other than Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.

National

National

Australia-First HIV Home Test Could Help Curb Stigma

2 min read

Health advocates have welcomed the approval of Australia's first HIV home-testing kit that could help to eliminate the transmission of the virus. 

Health

Health

Vile Email Smear Shows HIV Stigma Still Alive In Australia

3 min read

A vile email claiming Wentworth frontrunner Kerryn Phelps had been diagnosed with HIV shows Australians still misunderstand the virus.

National

National

HIV Diagnoses Rates On The Rise For Heterosexual Australians

6 min read

HIV diagnoses rates in Australia have hit a seven year low, but they're on the rise for one social group in particular: heterosexuals.