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Trump's Budget Proposal Boosts Domestic HIV Efforts, Cuts Global Spending

Trump's Budget Proposal Boosts Domestic HIV Efforts, Cuts Global Spending

By Kilian Melloy | Mar 15
Critics of the president's newly-released budget point out that while the Trump administration has vowed to eradicate HIV, that aim is potentially undercut by the very same budget's slashing of money for global AIDS initiatives.

HBO's 'Game of Thrones' Blood Donation Contest is Being Called Discriminatory Against Gay, Bi Men

HBO's 'Game of Thrones' Blood Donation Contest is Being Called Discriminatory Against Gay, Bi Men

Mar 13
HBO is working with the American Red Cross for a "Game of Thrones" contest that excludes gay and bisexual men with some calling the initiative discriminatory.

Monthly Shots as Well as Pills Control HIV in 2 Major Studies

Monthly Shots as Well as Pills Control HIV in 2 Major Studies

By Carla K. Johnson | Mar 13
Monthly shots of HIV drugs worked as well as daily pills to control the virus that causes AIDS in two large international tests, researchers reported earlier this month.

Second Man Seems to be Free of AIDS Virus After Transplant

Second Man Seems to be Free of AIDS Virus After Transplant

By Carla K. Johnson | Mar 5
A London man appears to be free of the AIDS virus after a stem cell transplant, the second success including the "Berlin patient," doctors reported.

Weeks After 2030 HIV Pledge, Report Shows US Headway Stalled

Weeks After 2030 HIV Pledge, Report Shows US Headway Stalled

By Mike Stobbe | Feb 28
Three weeks after President Donald Trump announced a campaign to end the U.S. HIV epidemic by 2030, new government data show that progress against the disease stalled recently.

Trump Plan to Beat HIV Hits Rough Road in Rural America

Trump Plan to Beat HIV Hits Rough Road in Rural America

By Jackie Fortier, StateImpact Oklahoma | Feb 21
Strategies that work in progressive cities won't necessarily work in rural areas of Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma and South Carolina where stigma around HIV and AIDS and around being gay runs deep.

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.

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