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By Lora Strum
Russia, Nigeria and Florida are three of the regions hardest hit by the HIV/AIDS crisis. The PBS NewsHour will be joined on Twitter on June 26 at 1 p.m. EDT to discuss why the AIDS epidemic continues to cripple these…
By William Brangham, Jason Kane
In the rural South, poverty, prejudice and lack of health care are exacerbating the spread of HIV, making it the epicenter of HIV/AIDS in America. William Brangham and Jason Kane, along with Jon Cohen of Science magazine, meet some who…
The tourist mecca of Miami is also a hotbed of HIV transmission. While city and state officials have launched an ambitious plan to tackle the crisis, William Brangham and Jason Kane join Jon Cohen of Science magazine to look at…
By Larisa Epatko
Here is a look at efforts that are exploring new treatments or trying to lift the stigma around HIV and AIDS.
Russia’s HIV epidemic is growing by 10 percent per year, and yet many proven HIV prevention and treatment strategies aren’t being used. William Brangham and Jason Kane report in collaboration with Jon Cohen of Science Magazine and the Pulitzer Center…
Central Asia and Eastern Europe have the world’s fastest growing HIV epidemic, and Russia accounts for more than 80 percent of those infections. As at-risk groups like injection drug users are stigmatized and ignored, health officials say the death toll…
By Jenna Gray
An exhibit examines the role the domestic sphere has played in the HIV/AIDS epidemic from the 1980s to the present as a space for activism and social support.
By PBS NewsHour
One of pop’s biggest stars in the 1980s and '90s, George Michael died on Sunday at age 53. Michael shot to fame as a member of the duo Wham! and then embarked upon a successful solo career. Tim Teeman of…
By Donato Paolo Mancini, STAT
Truvada was first approved for preventive use in the United States in 2012, and has been shown to significantly reduce the chance of infection.
By Anne-christine d’Adesky, KQED Future of You
The HIV research community is increasingly optimistic about the “shock and kill” treatment approach, which appears to remove all traces of the virus from an individual’s body.
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