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This Champion of Community’s Role in Clinical Trials Reflects on 40 Years of Fighting Medical Mistrust And Research Neglect

Wakefield retires from the HIV Vaccine Trials Network after 20 years of service.

By Kenyon Farrow
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COVID-19 (and HIV) Disparities Are About Racism, Not Race. This Nurse Explains How

LaRon Nelson, Ph.D., RN, talks about public health’s responsibility to meet this extraordinary moment.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.
Suraj Madoori, M.P.H., M.S.J., M.A. and Annette Gaudino

Will We Ever Have a Hepatitis C Vaccine? Two Activists Weigh in on the Challenges and Opportunities Ahead

A new injection of funding from Congress could be the catalyst for a future hepatitis C (HCV) vaccine.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.
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Governor Brian Kemp’s COVID-19 Response Has Georgia On This HIV Doctor's Mind

Dr. Melanie Thompson discusses what’s happening in the state around coronavirus, and what it means for people living with HIV.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.
Annette Gaudino credit Jason Stern

As With HIV, New York State Was Set to Lead the Nation to End Hepatitis C. But Why Haven’t the Recommendations Been Made Public?

Activist and member of the state task force Annette Gaudino would like the public to know.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.
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Oral Arguments in Antitrust Case Against HIV Drug Companies Began Last Week. Plaintiff Peter Staley Explains the Case

The case could change the way pharma companies make agreements to keep generic versions of single-tablet pills at bay.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.
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How to Help Black Transgender Women With HIV Achieve Viral Suppression

One New York-based provider who works specifically with trans and gender non-conforming patients outlines what needs to change in the health care world to get Black trans women the care they deserve.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.
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How to Keep America's Blood Banks HIV-Free While Letting All Gay Men Donate

Even after a series of reforms in 2015, advocates say U.S. policy still discriminates and furthers HIV stigma. Anthony Santella, Dr.P.H., M.P.H., has a better idea.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.
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Each One, Teach One: HIV Community Leaders Share Their Mentorship Stories

Mentorship is a key component helping us challenge stigma, live with HIV, and commit to a life of service. We asked some community leaders to tell us about their mentors and what they’ve gained from these relationships.

By Kenyon Farrow
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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