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The latest international news, analysis and features on the HIV epidemic from Avert. Share your views and expertise with your peers in the comments box below the articles.

21 December 2021

Risk of getting COVID-19 after being vaccinated higher for people with HIV

Evidence suggests people with HIV would benefit from third doses or boosters of COVID-19 vaccinations to avoid breakthrough infections

 

18 November 2021

What is stopping sex workers from testing for syphilis?

Sex workers are more likely to test for HIV than syphilis, despite being at high risk for both. Researchers interviewed sex workers in Uganda to find out why

07 October 2021

Action needed to address cancer risk among young people with HIV

A decade of data from South Africa shows AIDS defining cancers are the most common type of cancer, linked with low CD4 counts 

12 March 2021

The financial cost of living with HIV in Asia

Households affected by HIV face higher healthcare costs but lower income, evidence review suggests.