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HIV Care and Coronavirus (COVID-19): The Latest Info and Guidance

Multiple U.S. health agencies have released HIV-specific information, and research on HIV and the novel coronavirus is trickling in. Here's what health care providers need to know.

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Investigational PrEP Injection, Dosed Every Other Month, Beats Daily PrEP in Phase 3 Study

New data presented at AIDS 2020 show the long-acting injectable drug cabotegravir proved superior to daily oral TDF/FTC for MSM and transgender women.

By Kenyon Farrow
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As Two-Drug HIV Treatment Rises, Long-Term Inflammation Becomes a Potential Concern

These studies presented at AIDS 2020 explore the benefits and challenges.

By Myles Helfand
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Body Mass Index Among People With HIV Is Rising Much Faster Than in the General Population

People living with HIV in the U.S. are experiencing increases in body mass index at a rate three times greater than that of the general U.S. population, according to new research presented at AIDS 2020.

By Myles Helfand

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By Barbara Jungwirth and Myles Helfand
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New HIV, Hepatitis B and C Guidelines Will Make More Organs Available for Transplant, Experts Say

A revolution in organ transplants is taking place.

By Martha Kempner
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Black Trans Lives Matter: How the Ballroom Community Is Creating Opportunities To Save Itself

Instead of only mourning the tragic murders, we need more programs to support the lives of Black and Brown transgender and gender nonconforming people.

By Martez Smith
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This Week in HIV Research: So Many Relative Risks

July 1, 2020: Quantifying bone fracture risks; real-world lipid effects of switching to TAF; pulmonary function impairment in MSM; immunomodulatory drugs and viral load blips.

By Barbara Jungwirth and Myles Helfand
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Does Taking HIV Meds Reduce the Odds of COVID-19? Experts Say, ‘Not So Fast’

A newly published study linking HIV medication to reduction in COVID-19 risk has many problems, experts warn.

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Leading With a Public Health Response to COVID-19 in Prisons and Jails

Legal groups provide pathways to reducing coronavirus spread in carceral settings.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.

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