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By Associated Press
Three years ago, the Trump administration laid out a plan to drastically reduce new HIV infections. While cases are on the decline, the effort has faced significant setbacks due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Special correspondent Dr. Alok Patel reports in…
By Dr. Alok Patel and Caleb Hellerman, Global Health Reporting Center
There were 63 intravenous drug-related HIV cases in Kanawha County from 2019 through May 13 of this year, according to a report from the CDC and West Virginia health officials. The surge was attributed at least in part to the…
By John Raby, Associated Press
Four decades ago this past week, the first ever cases of the HIV/AIDS epidemic were publicly noted, and hardly noticed. But soon after, cases exploded around the world. It's estimated that roughly 35 million people have died from AIDS in…
By William Brangham, David Coles, Claire Mufson
It's expected to make it easier for people to stay on track with their HIV medicines and to do so with more privacy. Not long ago, patients had to take multiple pills several times a day to control infection with…
By Marilynn Marchione, AP Chief Medical Writer
By Christopher Booker, Mori Rothman
Thirty years ago, the Red Hot organization was founded to raise awareness and money around the AIDS crisis and was dedicated to fighting HIV/AIDS through pop culture. Since then, the organization has collaborated with artists around the world on projects…
Mike Smith co-founded the Names Project AIDS Memorial Quilt in 1987. Now living through his second pandemic, Smith is finding ways to help out amid COVID-19 -- and to inspire others to do the same. He shares his Brief But…
By PBS NewsHour
This Pride, we are remembering a community’s struggle with a different epidemic decades ago. Raised by gay parents, a man recalls how HIV AIDS was impacting people around him and how a group of men called his “aunties” helped him…
By Molly Finnegan
Dr. Anthony Fauci credited playwright and AIDS activist Larry Kramer for "totally" changing the relationship between communities afflicted with a disease and the scientific and regulatory bodies whose work affects them.
By Mark Sherman, Jessica Gresko, Associated Press
The Supreme Court's second day of arguments by phone was devoted to a new version of a case it decided seven years ago involving federal money to fight AIDS around the world.
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