ATTENTION HOPES Patients: HOPES operations for all locations will be closed on July 4, 2024 to observe the holiday.

 ATENCIÓN Pacientes de HOPES: Las operaciones de HOPES en todas las ubicaciones estarán cerradas el 4 de julio de 2024 para observar el feriado.

AIDS 2014 conference wrap up

The AIDS 2014 conference in Melbourne, Australia ended today. Dr. Carl Dieffenbach from the National Institutes of Health provided a final wrap up of the weeklong convention:

Dr. Dieffenback reflected on the theme of the conference “stepping up the pace” as HIV/AIDS researches focused on preventative efforts to stop the spread of the infection with new drugs like pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP).

Another idea prevalent at the convention was the need to focus on the “hotspots” of the epidemic in terms of both geography and population to truly bring the number of new infections down to zero.

If you would like to learn more about what happened at AID 2014, check out blog.AIDS.gov.

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