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    HIV 'significant' risk factor for severe Covid, says WHO

    Agence France-Presse . Paris, France | Updated at 10:35pm on July 15, 2021

    HIV is a ‘significant’ risk factor for severe Covid-19, the World Health Organization said in research published on Thursday that showed a major increase in...

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    Sex workers demand focus on preventing violence

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:34pm on June 22, 2021

    Bangladeshi sex workers pledge to the organisations concerned to shift the focus from HIV/AIDS to violence in respect to the current reality while planning the...

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    Children pay the price in Pakistan’s mass HIV outbreak

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 09:40pm on June 14, 2021

    Since his son was diagnosed with HIV during a mass outbreak in Pakistan among babies and children, hard-up Shahzado Shar has often been forced to...

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    UN urges action to end AIDS, says Covid-19 hurts progress

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 04:55pm on June 09, 2021

    The UN General Assembly overwhelmingly approved a declaration Tuesday calling for urgent action to end AIDS by 2030, noting 'with alarm' that the Covid-19 pandemic...

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    India reports 50 black fungus cases among Covid-19 patients

    United News of Bangladesh / Xinhua | Updated at 01:30pm on May 13, 2021

    Authorities in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh said on Wednesday that 50 cases of black fungus also known as Mucormycosis were reported among...

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    HIV self-test kits’ price to be reduced by 50pc in poor countries

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 04:55pm on April 28, 2021

    Poorer countries are set to see their access to HIV self-tests increase dramatically following a deal to slash prices in half and boost production, Unitaid...

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    658 new AIDS cases detected, 141 die in Bangladesh in 2020

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:40pm on December 01, 2020

    At least 658 new AIDS cases were detected while 141 patients died in Bangladesh in 2020. With this, Bangladesh so far detected 8,031 AIDS patients...

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    Pandemic risks surge in infectious disease deaths

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:58am on July 15, 2020

    Poorer nations could see hundreds of thousands of additional deaths from HIV, tuberculosis and malaria as COVID-19 disrupts vital health services and access to life-saving...

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    HARC helps sex workers

    New Age Desk | Updated at 01:16am on June 16, 2020

    The HIV-AIDS Research and Welfare Centre, HARC, distributed relief to 100 female sex workers recently in the current context of COVID-19 pandemic. HARC gave food...

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    Film claims group plotted to infect black Africans with HIV

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 12:00am on August 19, 2019

    A plot by white mercenaries to spread HIV through black South Africa via a phony vaccination program: it sounds like the stuff of pulp spy...