Many mainstream scientists think gene editing is too unsafe to try, and some denounced the Chinese report as human experimentation.
The 22nd International AIDS Conference is taking place in Amsterdam from July 23 to 27. Thousands of delegates, researchers, campaigners, activists and people living with the virus are attending and hope to bring the disease back into the spotlight.
Yahya Jammeh claimed to possess a range of mystical gifts, including the power to cure asthma, epilepsy and sterility as well as AIDS, using plants and chants.
Eastern and southern Africa are leading the way, reducing new HIV infections by nearly 30 percent since 2010. Life expectancy has increased.
International health groups campaign on infectious diseases such as Ebola, malaria and AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa. But the region has a rapidly growing number of people with cancer — and most seem to have been left to their fate.
Researchers say a combination of anti-retrovirals and Chinese traditional medicine is more effective at rebuilding the immune system.
When Yaha Jammeh seized power in 1994, he vowed to rule for "a billion years" but 22 years later, the tiny West African nation has a new president.
Since its creation in 1988, the day is commemorated every year on December 1.
The pledge for donations is important to fight AIDS, TB, and Malaria which kill 3 million people every year around the world.
The Philippines reported a total of 841 new cases during June, the highest ever monthly figure since the country's first reported case in 1984.
Global HIV campaign to curb HIV virus could fail if millions of people do not receive life-saving drugs in Central and West Africa
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