A major AIDS conference in Montreal highlighted the enormous progress that has been made in HIV research and also succeeded in bringing scientists and activists together despite visa issues, organizers say.
Federal Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos said on Monday, August 1, 2022, that the government will invest $17.9 million to increase access to HIV testing in remote communities and among hard-to-reach populations.
International AIDS organizations say people from Africa, South America and Asia who are planning to attend a major AIDS conference in Montreal are still struggling to get visas from the Canadian government.
Climate change will result in thousands of new viruses spread among animal species by 2070 — and that’s likely to increase the risk of emerging infectious diseases jumping from animals to humans, according to a new study.
The focus of world leaders on responding to future outbreaks overlooks the far cheaper and more effective strategy of stopping the spillover of disease from animals to humans in the first place, scientists warn.
On Day 2 of the Nobel Prize Summit, the celebrated immunologist, who received death threats last year after he corrected Donald Trump’s pandemic lies, had a warning for scientists seduced by the proximity to power.