The CDC's new statistics on HIV infections from 2006 to 2006 show that the overall rate remained relatively stable, but alarming trends emerged among men who have sex with men, especially African-American MSM.
U.S. representative Barbara Lee of California will introduce a bill in September that would launch a review of all federal and state laws that criminalize people who transmit HIV.
In a new five-year program, nine universities will receive $70 million in U.S. government grants to research a cure for AIDS, with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill receiving one of the first endowments.
China has seen a 64% drop in AIDS-related deaths in less than a decade after the government started distributing free antiretroviral drugs to its HIV-positive population.
A new vaccine of Simian Immunodeficiency Virus (SIV), the version of HIV that exists in monkeys, the has proven to be effective in about half of its test subjects who were exposed to the virus later in life,