Sept. 24, 2020: HIV adherence cohorts usually fail to reflect the diversity of the epidemic; HIV thrives in deprived neighborhoods; rethinking barriers to rapid HIV treatment initiation; long-term adverse events on INSTIs vs. efavirenz.
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.
Aug. 6, 2020: Recent trends in drug interaction rates; integrase inhibitors and cardiac event risk; a deep dive into HIV drug resistance in Florida; frailty symptoms and neurocognitive disorders amidst high CD4 counts.
What starts as an assumption of patient incompetence results in the erasure of autonomy from Black patients.
A pair of presentations at AIDS 2020 provides some of the largest studies to date on COVID-19 among people with HIV, but leaves us with many questions about the interplay between the two viruses.
July 9, 2020: Abysmal HIV testing rates in U.S. ambulatory care settings; STI testing frequency in PrEP users; trends in U.S. PrEP uptake; integrating opioid therapy with HCV care in people who inject drugs.
June 18, 2020: Existing evidence-based interventions aren't enough to close HIV's racial gap; transgender patient outcomes in the HIV care continuum; meeting long-term needs of formerly incarcerated people; acute respiratory illness severity and HIV status.
June 4, 2020: The latest on COVID-19 hospitalization among people with HIV; real-world success of hepatitis C treatment in coinfected patients with good health care; poverty and adherence in Canada's health system; demographic and socioeconomic factors associated with viral rebound.
Dr. Melanie Thompson discusses what’s happening in the state around coronavirus, and what it means for people living with HIV.
Giving good HIV care means taking into account the many marginalize identities patients can hold. And, being marginalized often comes with a lot of trauma.