Tag: HIV

How do you remember Luc Montagnier, the virologist who discovered HIV?

8 February at American Hospital, located in the Parisian suburb of Neuilly-sur-Seine, Luc Montagnier— died at the age of 89; professor, world-famous virologist and Nobel Prize winner for the discovery of HIV (human immunodeficiency virus). Information about his death appeared this week, but some media questioned its veracity. The sad news was confirmed by Montagnier's colleagues — infectious disease specialist Didier Raoult and Dr. Beatrice Milbert, — as well as the City Hall of Neuilly. According to Liberation, the scientist died surrounded by relatives. The cause of death was not specified. AiF.ru gives a biography of the scientist. Luc Montagnier. Photo: Commons.wikimedia.org/Prolineserver (talk) Dossier  Luc Montagnier was born on ...

A more dangerous and contagious strain of HIV has been identified in the Netherlands

A new, more contagious and dangerous strain of the human immunodeficiency virus, called VB, was identified by scientists at Oxford University when examining blood samples from residents of Europe, TASS reports. During the study of biomaterial participants of the international project BEEHIVE, scientists found in 17 people the same variant of HIV, called VB. His virus concentration was five times higher than normal, and the immunity in such patients decreased twice as fast as usual. 15 out of 17 patients lived in the Netherlands, so scientists conducted additional studies, identifying about 200 more carriers from Holland. Subsequently, it was possible to find out that the VB strain appeared in the country at the end of the 80s of the last century, but its spread had slowed down by 2010. In...

Lil Nas X Praised For HIV Advocacy At VMAs, Cops ‘Video Of The Year’ Award

Lil Nas X is getting praised for his HIV advocasy at the 2021 MTV VMAs last night after a powerful performance and picking up the award for Video of the Year. The young artist carried away one of the biggest prizes at the MTV Video Music Awards – Video of the Year for his controversial single “Montero Call me by your name).” Since releasing the video, Lil Nas X has been one of the most talked-about rappers, particularly for coming out as gay. On Sunday night, he rocked a suit with a trail that wowed his fans, and no doubt sent his critics frothing at the mouth for his outright expressions. The artist also had one of the best performances on the Barclays Center stage as he paid tribute to those living with HIV. His performance saw him giving fans pink MONTERO prison vibes while ...

Lil Wayne Helped DaBaby End Those “Lonely” Days: Watch

DaBaby isn’t so “Lonely” anymore now that he has Lil Wayne to back him. DaBaby has had a rough couple of months following his expletive-filled rant at the Rolling Loud concert that included homophobic remarks and insensitive statements about the HIV/AIDS community. The rapper, who was seemingly on top of his game at the time of the controversy, has since been trying to do damage control to save his reputation and career. DaBaby lost several upcoming gigs following the incident and is now attempting to get his fans talking about his music again instead of his onstage improvisations. Baby dropped “Lonely” on Thursday, September 9th, collaborating with one of the biggest names in hip hop to add fuel to the track. “New single dropping today Featuring The Best Rapper Alive” Ba...

DaBaby Meet With 9 HIV-Awareness Org And Properly Apologize For Offensive Comments

DaBaby is seemingly making amends for his comments at the Rolling Loud Music Festival in July that nearly got him canceled. The rapper’s misinformed comments about the disease offended many who tried to school him. In spite of that, DaBaby had only offered a wishy-washy apology and doubled down on his stance as he trolled those who felt offended. However, on Tuesday, the rapper met with nine HIV/ AIDS organizations and apologized for his comments. The organizations had previously publicly called on the rapper to meet to be enlightened on the disease and how it affects people and clear up the facts that HIV/AIDS was not a disease that affected mainly gay people and was not contagious. According to TMZ, the rapper met with the groups at a meet up organized by the U.S. HIV awareness or...

Ice Cube – Friday Lyrics

[Verse 1] You know it ain’t no stoppin’ all the dogs I’m droppin’ It’s Friday night so everything is poppin’ I gots ten to spend on the Hen So let the games begin Yakety yak don’t talk back or it’s on Callin’ up Earl on the car phone Mack 10 just got out of court Rollin’ through the hood in his super sport bumping Too $hort Eighteens got the rear view mirrors vibratin’ And deep-dish Daytons You know how we do it Ain’t nothing to it but the floss Overcrowding Harrison-Ross ‘Cause if you fuck with ours We leave scars Out of G-ride cars Livin’ like stars Might hit the highway On the Vegas run fool ’cause it’s Friday [Hook] Oh yeah Throw your neighborhood in the air If you don’t care Oh yeah T...

HorseShoe Gang – Stress Relief (Anti-Trap Music Album) letras

[Verse 1: Julius] Have you ever heard that Slaughterhouse song Goodbye? When I heard that song I cried Crooked was reminiscing on the tragic day when his uncle passed away If Crooked was sad that day so was I That was my uncle too nigga so how wrong was I Trying to hold back tears yo the fact is I was at that awkward age thought I was too grown to cry But my eyes wasn't close to dry Going through ups and downs the ebb and flow Trying to pick myself off the F'n floor Take the letter F from flow feeling extra low Hope is miles away I got steps to go, stressed I know I feel like the Evans kids trying to have good times after James left the show And the death of [?] I'm worth less in America like I'm currency from Mexico And I got the kind of woman niggas wish to purpose to Bab...

Murs – Rick Grimes Is Dead letras

[Intro: Noa James] So I used to be a security, right, at this Travel America We found a dead body in the, in the truck It was a prostitute in the back I had to get her out right? But when I was trying to get her out She telling me she was gonna' spit on me I'm like 'Why is she telling me this shit?' People are telling me she got HIV I'm like 'She trying to get me HIV?' I'm like 'Why, why she trying to give me HIV? Don't spit on me' [Verse 1: MURS] Brains on the sidewalk homicide Nothing but that yellow tape, white chalk It's my fault, I'm a motherfucking psychopath In my defense though, I never really liked his ass He tried to smash on me, touching on my chain bro Put his hands on me so I handed him his halo Halo, ayo, halo, he thought it was a game bro Midtown, Maste...