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This Week in HIV Research: Setting a New Bar

June 11, 2020: Diagnosis rates within a year of infection; rates of intentional non-daily PrEP use; neurological development in children of birth parents with HIV; point-of-care urine test to assess tenofovir levels.

By Barbara Jungwirth and Myles Helfand
Johanne Morne and Dr. Oni Blackstock

Ending the HIV Epidemic Is a Team Effort. The New York City and State Health Departments Discuss Their Combined Work

Johanne Morne, M.S., and Oni Blackstock, M.D., sat down with TheBody to discuss their successes and their work to close the disparities gap.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.
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New York: Jamaica Center Will Use Grant to Fight HIV in the Transgender Community

Even though HIV/AIDS rates have been on the decline, transgender women of color are still at a high risk of contracting the disease. However, one Jamaica, NY, health clinic, the Queens Health Center, is part of a network of clinics that have been giv...

By CDC National Prevention Information Network
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More Black Gay and Bi Men Are HIV Positive; Most Unaware

The eye-catching signs are hard to miss in subway stations across New York City. Headline "I Love My Boo," they show young Black and Latino men "booed up," or embracing their significant other -- in this case, another young brotha or papi. The campai...

By Rod McCullom for The Black AIDS Institute
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New York City Restores HIV Service Funds for Minorities

While AIDS activists are praising the restoration of roughly $5 million for HIV prevention and AIDS services for communities of color, they are demanding that the funds be placed in New York City's budget permanently.

The Bloomberg administration ha...

By CDC National Prevention Information Network