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Want to End the HIV Epidemic? Consider Poverty and Inequities, Too

Want to End the HIV Epidemic? Consider Poverty and Inequities, Too

By Maria De Jesus, American University | Feb 14
While remarkable progress has been made in the fight against HIV/AIDS, ending the epidemic will likely take longer than 10 years and will take more than drugs.

End HIV Transmission by 2030? Daunting but Doable

End HIV Transmission by 2030? Daunting but Doable

Feb 8
Noting that science has "brought a once-distant dream within reach," President Donald Trump on Tuesday night pledged to eliminate HIV transmission within 10 years.

China Says Tests on Plasma Products Negative for HIV

China Says Tests on Plasma Products Negative for HIV

Feb 7
Chinese investigators said Thursday tests on a batch of a plasma product feared to have been contaminated with HIV have turned up negative for the virus that causes AIDS.

Trump Launching Campaign to End HIV Epidemic in US by 2030

Trump Launching Campaign to End HIV Epidemic in US by 2030

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Feb 6
President Donald Trump is launching a campaign to end the HIV epidemic in the United States by 2030, targeting areas where new infections happen and getting highly effective drugs to people at risk.

The Shutdown is Temporarily Over, But Hardship Remains for Many People Living with HIV

The Shutdown is Temporarily Over, But Hardship Remains for Many People Living with HIV

Feb 5
The threat from the SNAP (food stamp) benefit gap is particularly acute for many people living with HIV.

Trump Planning to Announce Effort to Eradicate AIDS During State of the Union Address?

Trump Planning to Announce Effort to Eradicate AIDS During State of the Union Address?

By Kilian Melloy | Feb 4
Is the president planning to announce a new initiative to eradicate AIDS during his State of the Union Address, scheduled to take place on Feb. 5?

3 Tips for Staying Healthy with HIV

3 Tips for Staying Healthy with HIV

Jan 31
Many of us make commitments to ourselves at the beginning of the new year to focus on our health and well-being. Here are some tips and tools that might help you stay on track with your own health-related resolutions.

Research Shows STDs Increase Chance of HIV Infection

Research Shows STDs Increase Chance of HIV Infection

Jan 30
Recently published research shows risk for both acquiring and transmitting HIV is increased by having an STD. This is due to biological and behavioral reasons.

Doc Screened at Sundance Posits AIDS Spread in Africa Was A White Supremacist Plot

Doc Screened at Sundance Posits AIDS Spread in Africa Was A White Supremacist Plot

By Kilian Melloy | Jan 30
"Cold Case Hammarskjold," a documentary that was screened at Sundance last weekend, lays out a claim that scientists say almost certainly is not true: That a white paramilitary group deliberately infected black people with HIV using fake vaccinations.

Pope Seeks to End Stigma of AIDS with Visit to Church Home

Pope Seeks to End Stigma of AIDS with Visit to Church Home

By Nicole Winfield and Juan Zamorano | Jan 27
Pope Francis is wrapping up his first trip to Central America with a final World Youth Day Mass and a visit to a church-run home for people living with AIDS.

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