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HIV in the Age of PrEP

HIV in the Age of PrEP

By Richard Hack | Mar 26
At first it was heralded as a medical miracle-the news that a daily single dose of the drug Truvada protected sexually active people from contracting the HIV virus.

CA PrEP Program Delayed

CA PrEP Program Delayed

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Feb 25
Problems with California's AIDS Drug Assistance Program are leading to the delayed launch of a program that would help people statewide get access to PrEP.

Time to Amend CA HIV Penal Codes, Say Lawmakers

Time to Amend CA HIV Penal Codes, Say Lawmakers

By Matthew S. Bajko | Feb 12
State lawmakers and AIDS advocates say it is time to amend California's anachronistic criminal codes that target people living with the virus.

Long-Acting PrEP Injectable Begins First Trial

By Brittany Ferrendi | Jan 2
A new trial begins, with hopes of making HIV prevention more practical to the public.

Young HIVers Work to Combat Stigma

By Brian Bromberger | Dec 31
The stigma and shame of being HIV-positive can deter men from even getting tested for HIV, fearing negative social consequences. Even when diagnosed as HIV-positive, some men worry about discrimination and don't seek good health care.

New Short Film Highlights HIV Criminalization

By John McDonald | Dec 17
"No one should ever knowingly put another person at risk of harm, but the ability to disclose is not quite as simple as that," said Sean Strub, President of the Sero Project.

Data Shows PEPFAR Plan Making An Impact In Africa

Dec 11
New data released this week by PEPFAR (President's Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief) indicates the AIDS epidemic is becoming controlled in older adults and babies in the African countries of Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Living a Long, Healthy Life as an HIV+ Person Has Never Been More Possible Than Now

By Jeff Taylor | Nov 20
Living a long, healthy life as an HIV-positive person, once a fairytale, is now a reality, and one that continues to draw strength as advancements in medicine and awareness grow.

New Group Launches to Combat Misinformation on HIV

By Tucker Berardi | Sep 25
After 30 years there is still a lot of misinformation floating around about HIV. And that's where the Prevention Access Campaign comes into the picture. The recently launched organization hopes to combat false and misleading information.

Mixed Results in New SF HIV Report

By Liz Highleyman | Sep 10
The San Francisco Department of Public Health recently released its annual HIV epidemiology report. Among the good news remain glaring disparities.

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