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Free HIV tests available across Delaware Tuesday

Jun 25, 2017
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If you aren’t sure of your HIV status, you can end that uncertainty this week. A handful of clinics are offering free testing Tuesday.

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President Trump’s recent executive order halting U.S. funding for groups overseas that offer abortion counseling and referrals may have negative implications for AIDS and HIV relief.

 


Delaware celebrates 29th annual World AIDS Day

Nov 30, 2016
Camp Rehoboth

 


Delaware will host several HIV and AIDS awareness events this week to mark the 29th annual World AIDS Day.

 

A candlelight vigil is scheduled in Rehoboth Beach Thursday evening to remember the hundreds of people in that area who have died from HIV and AIDS.

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If a parent is not treated for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), their child will do worse in school.

 

That’s what research from the University of Delaware implies of HIV treatment in Zambia.

 

But, the case is applicable to Delaware as well, even though HIV is not the no. 1 public health concern, said UD economics professor Adrienne Lucas.

 


A facility in Wilmington that provides housing for women living with HIV or AIDS will continue to operate, thanks to a federal grant.