Moderna launches clinical trial for HIV vaccine that uses mRNA technology

(WASHINGTON) -- Moderna announced Thursday that it's launched early-stage clinical trials of an HIV mRNA vaccine. The biotechnology company has teamed up with the nonprofit ​​International AIDS Vaccine Initiative to develop the shot, which uses the same technology as Moderna's successful COVID-19 vaccine. The first participants... Read More.

1st injectable, bimonthly HIV treatment approved in UK

(LONDON) -- The UK approved a new HIV treatment that requires an injection every other month, rather than the current routine of taking pills every day. The UK's National Institute for Health and Care Excellence estimated that around 13,000 people will now be eligible for... Read More.

HIV testing, treatment decreases during COVID-19 pandemic

By DR. TARUN JAIN, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- The COVID-19 pandemic may be leading to decreased HIV testing and care, according to several new studies discussed at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections, a medical conference held virtually this week.