Category Archives: infectivity

  1. Johns Hopkins: Studies Show the Likelihood of HIV Infection in Female Sex Workers

    via Johns Hopkins School of Public Health Female sex workers in low- and middle-income countries are nearly 14 times more likely to be infected by HIV compared to the rest of country’s population, according to an analysis by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. The findings suggest an urgent need to scale up Read More >>

    female health, infectivity, Johns Hopkins, prevention, sex work
  2. HIV Transmission Risk Through Anal Intercourse: systematic review, meta-analysis and

    Via International Journal of Epidemiology by Rebecca F Baggaley, Richard G White, and Marie-Claude Boily Background The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infectiousness of anal intercourse (AI) has not been systematically reviewed, despite its role driving HIV epidemics among men who have sex with men (MSM) and its potential contribution to heterosexual spread. We assessed the per-act and Read More >>

    anal intercourse, anal sex, gay men, heterosexual epidemic, HIV, infectivity, review, transmission probability