Category Archives: Hepatitis B

  1. ANRS launches first PrEP trial for gay men in Europe

    via iPrEx NEws The ANRS (French National Agency for Research on AIDS and Viral Hepatitis) is about to launch in Europe the first pre-HIV exposure prevention trial in men who have sex with men. This phase III trial—ANRS IPERGAY—will start at the end of January 2012, in Paris (Hôpital Saint-Louis, Professor Jean-Michel Molina and Hôpital Tenon, Professor Read More >>

    anal intercourse, clinical trials, Europe, France, Gilead, Hepatitis B, MSM, PrEP, transgendered, Truvada
  2. Why the CIA’s Vaccine Ruse Is A Setback for Global Health

    Via TIME, by Emily Rauhala. Last week, the Guardian broke the news that in the run-up to the raid on Osama bin Laden’s compound, the CIA used a vaccination campaign as a ruse to get DNA evidence from the al-Qaeda leader’s kids. With help from a Pakistani doctor, Shakil Afridi, they set up clinics in two neighborhoods, Read More >>

    CIA, DNA, Hepatitis B, MSF, Nigeria, Pakistan, polio, public health, vaccine