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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.

By Myles Helfand and Sony Salzman
CROI 2018: Highlights and What's Next for Advocates Img

CROI 2018: Highlights and What's Next for Advocates

This year's Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections broadened its lens from the lab to the ways that different strategies are, or might, have an impact in the context of people's complex lives.

By AVAC: Global Advocacy for HIV Prevention
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Really Rapid Review -- CROI 2018, Boston

“CROI clearly remains our best meeting,” writes Paul E. Sax, M.D., “the only one that brings together so much high quality research from so many disciplines.”

By Paul E. Sax, M.D. for NEJM Journal Watch
HIV Prevalence Among Non-Medicaid Expansion States

Separate and Unequal Access Frames Discussion at CROI Panel on U.S. HIV Care Cascade

The lack of Medicaid expansion in the South is creating worse racial disparities in the U.S., according to researchers and medical providers discussing the HIV care cascade at CROI 2018.

By Kenyon Farrow
ACA's Medicaid Expansion Significantly Increased Coverage and Clinical Outcomes for People With HIV Img

ACA's Medicaid Expansion Significantly Increased Coverage and Clinical Outcomes for People With HIV

Due to the impact of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), in just two years the proportion of people living with HIV in care covered by Medicaid increased from 36% to 42% and the proportion that were uninsured fell from 18% to 14%.

By Roger Pebody
U.S. Travel Ban Would Be Detrimental to Scientific Research Img

U.S. Travel Ban Would Be Detrimental to Scientific Research

"Infectious disease -- HIV, Ebola, Zika -- does not know borders," says Wendy Armstrong, M.D., chair of the HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA) board of directors.

By Barbara Jungwirth
Governmental Bodies Must Become More Flexible in Promoting HIV Prevention Img

Governmental Bodies Must Become More Flexible in Promoting HIV Prevention

"The line between government interests and community interests is completely fuzzy in the HIV universe," says Demetre Daskalakis, M.D., M.P.H.

By Barbara Jungwirth
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What's Your Message to the Trump Administration About the Fight Against HIV?

We asked care providers, researchers and community leaders what their message to the Trump administration would be regarding the fight against HIV.

By Warren Tong
Treatment Action Group Lauds Launch of NYC Sexual Health Clinics as Hubs of Comprehensive HIV Prevention and Care Img

Treatment Action Group Lauds Launch of NYC Sexual Health Clinics as Hubs of Comprehensive HIV Prevention and Care

Amid growing concerns about federal government commitments to the HIV response, the New York City Department of Health is expanding the city's sexual health clinics as hubs of HIV prevention, care and treatment.

By Treatment Action Group
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What Should the Next U.S. President Do to Advance the Fight Against HIV?

We asked some of the leading HIV experts and advocates what they would tell the next U.S. president to do in order to keep advancing the fight against HIV.

By Warren Tong