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Doctors Say Experimental Treatment May have Rid Man of HIV

Doctors Say Experimental Treatment May have Rid Man of HIV

By Marilynn Marchione | Jul 7
A Brazilian man infected with the AIDS virus has shown no sign of it for more than a year since he stopped HIV medicines after an intense experimental drug therapy aimed at purging hidden, dormant virus from his body, doctors reported Tuesday.

AIDS Report: Kids are Lagging and COVID-19 is Harming Care

AIDS Report: Kids are Lagging and COVID-19 is Harming Care

By Marilynn Marchione | Jul 6
New numbers on the global AIDS epidemic show some big successes, such as fewer deaths and new infections. But there are also some tragic failures: Only half the children with HIV, the virus that causes the disease, are getting treatment.

Sex Workers Lack Food for Taking HIV Drugs During COVID-19

Sex Workers Lack Food for Taking HIV Drugs During COVID-19

By Ignatius Ssuuna | Jul 6
As the coronavirus spreads in Africa, it threatens in multiple ways those who earn their living on the streets — people like Mignonne, a 25-year-old sex worker with HIV.

Supreme Court Upholds Prostitution Pledge for AIDS Funding

Supreme Court Upholds Prostitution Pledge for AIDS Funding

Jun 30
The Supreme Court has upheld a provision of federal law that requires foreign affiliates of U.S.-based health organizations to denounce prostitution as a condition of receiving taxpayer money to fight AIDS around the world.

Why Are Hispanic/Latino Men 4 Times More Likely to Get HIV Than White Men?

Why Are Hispanic/Latino Men 4 Times More Likely to Get HIV Than White Men?

By Billy McEntee | Jun 19
Despite an overall decrease in HIV infection rates, the rates for Hispanic/Latino men who have sex with men are more than four times that of white males. EDGE finds out why.

Lives Lost: South African HIV and Apartheid Activist

Lives Lost: South African HIV and Apartheid Activist

By Mogomotsi Magome | Jun 19
Clarence Mini's life was marked by battles against formidable foes. The South African doctor fought apartheid — receiving his medical training in exile — the government's denial of HIV/AIDS and rampant corruption.

AP Fact Check: Trump on an AIDS Vaccine that Doesn't Exist

AP Fact Check: Trump on an AIDS Vaccine that Doesn't Exist

By Calvin Woodward and Hope Yen | Jun 17
Seizing on a medical milestone that doesn't exist, President Donald Trump said Tuesday he thinks the same scientific expertise that produced a vaccine for AIDS can deliver one soon for COVID-19, too. There is no vaccine for AIDS.

A Long-Term Survivor's Hope: End the HIV Epidemic

A Long-Term Survivor's Hope: End the HIV Epidemic

Jun 5
A long-time HIV survivor emphasizes the steps the federal government needs to take in order to end the HIV epidemic.

Larry Kramer Used Voice, Pen to Raise Consciousness on AIDS

Larry Kramer Used Voice, Pen to Raise Consciousness on AIDS

By Mark Kennedy | May 28
Time never softened the urgency of Larry Kramer's demands.

Activists, Celebs and More Pay Tribute to Larry Kramer on Social Media

Activists, Celebs and More Pay Tribute to Larry Kramer on Social Media

May 28
After it was announced that AIDS and LGBTQ activist Larry Kramer died Wednesday at 84, tributes from fellow activists, celebrities and others soon came pouring in on social media.

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