Tim MurphyContributing Editor
Tim Murphy, based in Brooklyn, has been writing about HIV/AIDS for 25 years, for publications and organizations including TheBody, TheBodyPro, POZ, New York Magazine, The Nation, Housing Works, and Lambda Legal. He is the author of the 1980s New York City AIDS saga Christodora and the novel Correspondents, which is set between two families in Boston, Beirut, and Baghdad during the years of the U.S. invasion of Iraq.
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Helping my longtime friend Jeremy find such trials alerted me to this ongoing problem—which will only be reversed if patients, doctors, and trial reviewers keep pushing back on Pharma.
For the first time, the influential annual CROI was going to postpone making its ample data available to the public. But the global HIV community swiftly protested.
They say that the longtime HIV researcher already had a sketchy record that made him the perfect Trump flunky.
These HIV Experts Engage Black and Brown Folks on the COVID-19 Vaccine Trials Despite Medical Mistrust
Trump’s “Operation Warp Speed” has left people of color even more wary about research, they say. But it’s still possible, if done the right way by the right people.
A Longtime HIV/LGBTQ Doctor Volunteered in a New York City Public Hospital Against COVID-19. Here’s What He Learned.
“It was like you were in the Lifetime movie version of a hospital,” Mayer said.
Due to Coronavirus, a Virtual AIDSWatch 2020 Happened This Week—and Set a Record for Number of Attendees
AIDS United quickly revised the conference when it became clear that the COVID-19 crisis would shut down the longstanding IRL version.
At least one such drug still holds that promise against coronavirus, but in general there’s little precedent for the same drug blocking different viruses.
Widely respected by U.S. and African activists for her work on global AIDS, she’s also increasingly seen as playing fast and loose with COVID facts to appease President Trump.
Thirty years ago, the NIH legend deftly negotiated between bureaucrats and activists. As part of Trump’s COVID-19 team, can he negotiate between loyalty and truth?
Replacing group meetings and public outreach with telehealth consults, Zoom meet-ups, and food/med curbside deliveries are all part of the solutions.