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Study finds long-acting shot helps women avoid HIV infection

A new study suggests a shot of an experimental medicine every two months works better than daily pills to help keep women from catching HIV.

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.

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New Hanover County GOP reacts to overturned voter ID ruling

You might have to present a photo ID to vote in the next election after a court ruling Wednesday, and now the New Hanover County Republican Party is reacting.

Coastal Christian High School sees largest COVID-19 outbreak in state

Coastal Christian High School is currently experiencing the largest coronavirus outbreak of any school or childcare facility in the state according to new data from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.

2020 set up to be the busiest mailing holiday season ever

The coronavirus pandemic has put a damper on the 2020 holiday season, with many people changing their plans this year. It is setting up to be an even busier year for those looking to send and receive packages. 

Wilmington Mustaches for Kids wraps up November fundraiser

You've probably heard of No-Shave November and their fight against cancer, but it's the Mustaches for Kids cause that's taking the Cape Fear by storm.