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Immunocompromised during COVID-19 pandemic? Advice from local doctor

During the Coronavirus pandemic those who have immunodeficient or have other at-risk disorders have much to fear.  Dr. LeShonda Wallace says it is a time for vigilance and concern.

Dozens of HIV-positive S. African women forcibly sterilized

A scathing new report reveals that dozens of HIV-positive women were forced or coerced into sterilization after giving birth at public hospitals in South Africa.

Dental patients advised to get tested for HIV, hepatitis

Some patients treated by a Tennessee dentist have been advised to get tested for HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C.

Dance teacher pleads guilty to exposing teen boy to HIV

A dance teacher who appeared on a reality TV show has pleaded guilty in Tennessee to raping a teenage student and exposing him to the AIDS virus.

Police: Store robbed by man with syringe, threatened to give employee HIV

A Durham shoe store was robbed Monday evening by a man who threatened to give an employee HIV by stabbing them with a syringe, according to police.

2 cases of HIV confirmed from possible ‘vampire facials’ at spa

The New Mexico Department of Health is warning anyone who is considering “injection-related” procedures to verify they are being done by a licensed medical provider after two people contracted HIV at a now-closed spa.

Seeds of Healing wants ILM to #thinkred for HIV and AIDs awareness

Seeds of Healing, Wilmington held it's second annual "Think Red" event to raise awareness about HIV/AIDS.

Second man seems to be free of AIDS virus after transplant

A London man appears to be free of the AIDS virus after a stem cell transplant, the second success including the "Berlin patient," doctors reported.

Lawsuit: Fellow camper coerced unattended kids into sex acts

Lawsuits against Duke University allege that counselors at a camp for chronically ill children negligently left campers unattended while one child coerced others into sex acts — allegations that Duke denies.

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