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Hepatitis A Races Across the Country

Celebs, Members Push for Gym Boycott Over Trump Fundraiser

By Laura Ungar |
Like a shadow, it follows the opioid epidemic, spreading mostly among drug users and the homeless. But anyone who hasn't been vaccinated can get hepatitis A.

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Humanitarian Activist Winnie Byanyima Named to Head UNAIDS

Humanitarian Activist Winnie Byanyima Named to Head UNAIDS

| By Maria Cheng | Aug 15
Winifred "Winnie" Byanyima, a former Ugandan politician and the current head of the humanitarian group Oxfam International, was appointed the new executive director of the U.N. AIDS agency on Wednesday.

Woman Who Lied about Spreading HIV Charged with Misdemeanor

Woman Who Lied about Spreading HIV Charged with Misdemeanor

| Aug 12
Police say a Georgia woman has been charged with a misdemeanor after she lied in a viral Facebook Live rant about being HIV-positive and intentionally infecting others.

Police: Woman Says She Lied in Video About Spreading HIV

Police: Woman Says She Lied in Video About Spreading HIV

| Aug 8
A Georgia woman told police she lied about being HIV-positive in a viral Facebook Live rant in which she claimed to have intentionally infected others.

Georgia Woman's Viral Rant Says She's Infecting Men with HIV

Georgia Woman's Viral Rant Says She's Infecting Men with HIV

| Aug 7
A Georgia woman who went on a viral Facebook Live rant claiming she was HIV-positive and intentionally infecting others is now being investigated by police.

Cities Again See More Overdose Deaths than Country Town

Cities Again See More Overdose Deaths than Country Town

| By Mike Stobbe | Aug 2
U.S. drug overdose deaths had been most common in Appalachia and other rural areas in recent years, but they are back to being more concentrated in big cities, according to a government report Friday.

New PrEP Protocol Reduces the Number of Pills Required

New PrEP Protocol Reduces the Number of Pills Required

| By David Tuller | Aug 1
Health officials and AIDS advocates in San Francisco hope to expand the use of an effective HIV prevention drug with a new approach that requires fewer pills than the standard once-a-day regimen.

Men and HIV: How Poverty, Violence and Inequality Play a Part

Men and HIV: How Poverty, Violence and Inequality Play a Part

| Aug 1
Are HIV-risk behaviors intimately tied to male power? A South African researcher examined this view and its impact on HIV transmission.

Florida Man Gets 10 Years for Knowingly Spreading HIV

Florida Man Gets 10 Years for Knowingly Spreading HIV

| Jul 31
A Florida man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for knowingly spreading HIV.

HIV's 'Death Star' Strain Defeated with Gene Therapy-Inspired Approach

HIV's 'Death Star' Strain Defeated with Gene Therapy-Inspired Approach

| Jul 25
One seemingly indestructible HIV-like strain has earned the nickname "death star" due to the strain's reputation for killing off hopes for potential vaccines and immunotherapies. A team at the Scripps Research reports beating that challenge.

Sex with HIV Still a Crime? Updated Laws Divide Advocates

Sex with HIV Still a Crime? Updated Laws Divide Advocates

| By Sudhin Thanawala | Jul 23
Roughly 20 states have laws that make it a crime for people with HIV to have sex without first informing their partner of their infection.

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