HIV in the News

Published on: August 1, 2019
Approximately 10% of HIV-positive PWID engaged in distributive injection equipment sharing; nonsterile syringe acquisition and unsafe disposal methods were common. HIV-positive PWID were also more likely to have engaged in high-risk sexual behaviors. Eighty percent did not receive treatment for substance use.
Published on: August 1, 2019
In Bukoba, Tanzania, scale-up of new testing, linkage to care, and retention on antiretroviral therapy interventions over 2.5 years helped increase VLS among HIV-positive persons approximately twofold overall (from 28.6% to 64.8%) and threefold among men (20.5% to 59.1%) and adults aged 18-29 years (15.6% to 56.7%).
Published on: August 1, 2019
Check out these party pics from Kiehl’s 10th annual LifeRide for amfAR, the Foundation for AIDS Research.
Published on: July 31, 2019
CDC was funded by SMAIF to accelerate the development and dissemination of communication messages, materials, and trainings promoting the benefits of HIV treatment adherence and viral suppression, placing particular emphasis on the knowledge that people with HIV (PWH) who take HIV medicine as prescribed and achieve and maintain an undetectable viral load have effectively no risk of transmitting HI
Published on: July 31, 2019
Marianne Williamson harnesses love to fight dark psychic forces—including racism, cancer and HIV.
Published on: July 30, 2019
The results of a poll in seven states “are alarming and should hasten our…efforts on viral suppression.” There’s also good news!
Published on: July 29, 2019
Contractors claim the city’s AIDS housing program has not reimbursed them, leaving clients at risk for homelessness.
Published on: July 28, 2019
Help find the “missing millions” who don’t know they’re living with viral hepatitis.
Published on: July 26, 2019
But official immigration policy states that HIV “is no longer defined as a communicable disease of public health significance.”
Published on: July 25, 2019
U=U is 100% effective, and PrEP reduces the risk of getting HIV by 99% in men who have sex with men, according to new federal data.