Rectal and throat tests matter too, and providers should be recommending them.
These two tests make it easier to diagnose sexually transmitted infections that often go untreated.
"For us who focus on HIV prevention research, it is paramount that we go where the epidemic is in this country," said Michele Andrasik, Ph.D.
HIV vaccine researchers are working to study and solve the problem, with a focus on how researchers themselves can more deeply build and earn trust.
New York City aims to expand PrEP and PEP access by educating more clinicians that serve women.
A new CDC study suggests that many urgent care centers in the U.S. still need to be made aware of pre-exposure prophylaxis and how to provide it.
Best practices need to be replicated, but our health care structure will make doing so more challenging, says Ace Robinson of the Fast-Track Cities initiative.
Anthony J. Santella, Dr.P.H., explains why prevention efforts are lagging within the largest suburban HIV epidemic in the U.S.
However, a number of leading clinicians argue that the results should not deter care providers from prescribing PrEP for patients who are most at risk for HIV.
Epidemiologists are using a combination of molecular surveillance and tuberculosis-style contact tracing in hopes of helping local health departments curb HIV transmissions.