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PrEP and Prior Authorization: A Discriminatory Cheap Ploy

An important new analysis describes a key barrier to PrEP in the U.S., one that is almost sinister in its application predominantly in southern states.

By David Alain Wohl, M.D.
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Neighborhood Is a Factor in Women’s HIV Viral Load During Pregnancy

A reasonably understandable initial response to this important study could be “WTF”—but the forces that conspire to harm people of color and people living in poverty are persistent and intransigent.

By David Alain Wohl, M.D.
Joe Biden

Biden Wins. What’s Next for HIV Medicine?

"More than anything, I worried that the four years of his administration would not be good for people living with HIV. At the end of those four years, some of these worries have been validated."

By David Alain Wohl, M.D.
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Three Immediate Ways the Fight Against HIV Is Likely to Change in the Biden-Harris Administration

Hopes rest on president-elect Biden to fight HIV along with COVID-19, implement a more humane and inclusive approach to health policy, and expand the Affordable Care Act.

By Larry Buhl
Robert Redfield

Robert Redfield’s Epic COVID Failure Is Not a Surprise to Many HIV and Public Health Experts

They say that the longtime HIV researcher already had a sketchy record that made him the perfect Trump flunky.

By Tim Murphy
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U.S. Lawmakers, Advocates Say Coronavirus Pandemic Requires Revision in Gay Blood Donor Ban

Advocates and public health organizations say the 2015 policy revision still stigmatizes gay men and isn’t based on science.

By Larry Buhl
U.S. Border Agents Patrol The Rio Grande Valley In Texas

We Must End HIV-Based Family Separation at the Border

In this op-ed, a group of family physicians and HIV specialists revisit the cruel reality happening at the U.S. border for people living with HIV.

By Monica Hahn, M.D., M.P.H., Yuyang Mei, M.D., Caitlin Felder-Heim, M.D., Eva Raphael, M.D. and Danielle Baurer, M.D., M.A.
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IDWeek 2019: What to Expect at This Year's Conference

We're covering the latest news and research from this major interdisciplinary meeting on infectious diseases, which takes place in Washington, D.C., from Oct. 2 to Oct. 6.

By Sony Salzman
U=U at USCA2019. Left to right: Deondre Moore, Bruce Richman, Demetre Daskalakis, Victor Claros, Yonce Jones

The U.S. Congress Recently Recognized "U=U." Here's How It Happened.

This inspiring moment from the U.S. Conference on AIDS illustrates how relationships can produce results for advocates.

By Aaron Anderson
Mexico City's Downtown At Twilight

IAS 2019: What to Expect in HIV Science

Six thousand HIV researchers and experts are expected to make their way to Mexico City for the 10th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Science, which will feature more than 1,000 abstracts highlighting the latest findings in HIV treatment, prevention, and public health policy.

By Sony Salzman