An ongoing dialogue on HIV/AIDS, infectious diseases,
August 26th, 2009
Late Summer Odds and Ends: Circumcision, H1N1 Vaccine, Lyme Movie, etc.
A few ID/HIV items to cover before summer “unofficially” ends (Sept 1? Kids back at school? Labor Day?): Will US Public Health officials recommend infant male circumcision to prevent HIV? They might be considering such a move, but I suspect it will not be strongly promoted. After all, none of the studies demonstrating its efficacy have […]
July 25th, 2009
IAS Cape Town 2009: Some Greatest Hits
Below is a highly-subjective list of some of the highlights from the Cape Town IAS meeting. I’m sure I missed something — it’s impossible to see everything at these large conferences. Corrections/additions welcome! My miss-rate might be particularly high since the international AIDS meetings are appropriately focused on HIV treatment in resource-limited settings (especially Africa) whereas […]