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New South Wales has recorded its lowest number of new HIV infections on record, according to the latest data. NSW Health figures shows the state recorded a total of 178 new HIV cases last year. That number is a 36 per cent drop compared to the five-year average. And experts say NSW could be one …

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The first long-acting injectable treatment for HIV, Cabenuva, is now on Australia’s Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme, making it more accessible to Australians living with HIV. The drug, produced by ViiV Healthcare, is a combination of Cabotegravir and Rilpivirine and administered by injection once every two months to suppress the virus. The federal government listed the drug …

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Three potential HIV vaccines developed by Moderna have entered clinical trials, US medical research agency the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has announced. Around 108 HIV-negative Americans will take part in the Phase 1 trial to evaluate the three vaccine candidates. The participants, spread across ten US cities, will get three doses to test the …

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Troye Sivan hopes his new film Three Months will help educate people about HIV today and help remove some of the stigma and ignorance around the virus. The new film arrives in Australia today, streaming on Paramount+. Three Months is set in Florida in 2011 and sees Troye’s character Caleb come into contact with HIV …

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Australian pop star Troye Sivan’s new movie Three Months will come to streaming in Australia on March 1. Last week, Troye excitedly teased the new lead role in the queer coming-of-age comedy-drama. In the film, Sivan plays Caleb, a Florida teenager “who loves his camera, his weed, and his grandmother.” However on the eve of …

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Aussie pop star Troye Sivan is making his return to acting with a lead role in the new queer coming-of-age drama film Three Months. In the coming-of-age film Three Months, Sivan plays Caleb, a Florida teenager “who loves his camera, his weed, and his grandmother.” However on the eve of his high school graduation, just …

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Moderna has announced the first patients have received their shots in a clinical trial of an mRNA vaccine against HIV. The biotechnology company teamed up with the nonprofit International AIDS Vaccine Initiative to develop the potential vaccine candidate. The shot uses the same mRNA technology as Moderna’s highly effective COVID-19 vaccine. The mRNA technology teaches …

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The US Food and Drug Administration has approved the first injectable medication for pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to reduce the risk of HIV transmission. The regulator has approved ViiV Healthcare’s Apretude, a long-acting injection every two months for adults and teenagers at risk of contracting the virus. The shot would replaces oral PrEP pills, which experts …

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As researchers race to learn more about Omicron, one theory focuses on rampant HIV in Southern Africa. COVID can persist for months in people with compromised immune systems. Scientists believe the increased time span offers increased opportunities for the virus to mutate. While a manageable, chronic disease in western countries, rampant HIV remains a reality …

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Australians will soon be able to test themselves for HIV at home with self-test kits soon to go on sale at pharmacies. The test kits will cost $25 each. From mid-December they’ll be available, initially at Serafim’s pharmacy in Sydney’s Taylor Square and Western Australia’s 777 pharmacy network. More pharmacies around the country will also …

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