President Joe Biden recognized the 40th anniversary of the first documented cases of HIV/AIDS on Saturday, acknowledging the more than 32 millions lives lost to the virus and the more than 39 million people across the globe living with it…
By PBS NewsHour
Public health resources have shifted from one pandemic to the other, and experts fear steep declines in testing and diagnoses mean more people will contract HIV and die of AIDS.
By Sarah Varney, Kaiser Health News
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…
The Trump administration’s new deal to provide uninsured Americans with free drugs to prevent HIV infection could be a promising step, but actually reaching the very people most in need -- and convincing them to take it -- will be…
By Jason Kane
Sunday marked World Tuberculosis Day. While T.B. doesn’t attract the same attention as influenza, malaria or Ebola, it recently surpassed HIV/AIDS to become the globe's leading infectious killer. In 2018, there were more than 10 million new cases. There hadn’t…
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 Larisa Epatko
Here is a look at efforts that are exploring new treatments or trying to lift the stigma around HIV and AIDS.
By Heather Boerner
NIH officials have announced that after 2020, they don’t plan to fund topical HIV prevention products like douches or gels, unless they can protect the whole body, or unless early studies have shown they can substantially reduce HIV risk.
It’s a bold mission by any standard: to end the AIDS epidemic. But the tools are there, say officials of the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS. Watch our six part series on the plan.
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