Tag Archives: HIV

Health officials: Norovirus present at Boston Chipotle

BOSTON (AP) — Public health officials in Boston say lab testing has confirmed the presence of norovirus at a Chipotle restaurant near the Boston College campus that sickened more than…

Charlie Sheen's ex-fiancee sues actor over HIV exposure

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An ex-fiancee of Charlie Sheen has sued the actor claiming he didn't disclose he was HIV positive until after they had sex several times & was…

Ex-girlfriend sues Charlie Sheen in first known lawsuit over HIV status

(Reuters) – A former girlfriend of Charlie Sheen on Thursday sued the actor for assault, negligence & emotional distress, saying they had sex at least five times before he revealed…

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WHO records highest-ever number of new HIV cases in its European Region

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – The World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Thursday that in 2014 it had recorded the highest number of new HIV cases in its European Region, which moreover…

Almost 16 million on HIV treatment as AIDS pandemic tide turns

By Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters) – Some 15.8 million people are now on HIV treatment & a five-year strategy to end the threat of a never-ending AIDS pandemic is starting…

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Doubling numbers on HIV drugs could 'break' epidemic: UN

The UN on Tuesday urged countries to "break the AIDS epidemic" by doubling the number of people receiving HIV treatment within the next five years. In a new report, UNAIDS…

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Woman who died in Paris raid had been under surveillance

PARIS (AP) — Hasna Aitboulahcen lived a secular life, drinking alcohol & rarely visiting a mosque, yet police say she died an extremist's death: blowing herself up by detonating a…

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Indonesia sorry over HIV sneezing link posters

Indonesia's health ministry has apologised after a printing error led to posters being put up claiming that HIV can be transmitted through mosquito bites, swimming & sneezing, an official said…

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Charlie Sheen says paid millions to blackmailers to keep HIV secret

By Jill Serjeant NEW YORK (Reuters) – Charlie Sheen, the wayward star of U.S. television comedy "Two & A Half Men," said on Tuesday he was diagnosed as HIV positive…

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Sheen expects lawsuits over HIV status, but crime hard to prove

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Charlie Sheen may have freed himself from blackmail by publicly disclosing he is HIV positive, yet the hard-partying actor may have opened the door to even…