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Fears Mount as Two More MSM on PrEP Test Positive for HIV

Fears Mount as Two More MSM on PrEP Test Positive for HIV

May 23
As three more cases of seroconversion of those on PrEP have come to light, the community is concerned that a drug-resistant strain of HIV is preventing Truvada from doing its job.

Study Reveals a New Method to Address a Major Barrier to Eradicating HIV

Study Reveals a New Method to Address a Major Barrier to Eradicating HIV

May 22
Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes discovered that an enzyme called SMYD2 could be a new therapeutic target for flushing out the HIV that hides in infected individuals. Overcoming this latent virus remains the most significant obstacle to a cure.

May 19 is National Asian and Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

May 19 is National Asian and Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

By Eric Brus | May 19
The 13th annual National Asian and Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day will be held on Friday, May 19. The theme for the day is "Saving face can't make you safe. Talk about HIV for me, for you, for everyone."

Trump Details Anti-Abortion Ban Over US Global Health Aid

Trump Details Anti-Abortion Ban Over US Global Health Aid

May 19
President Donald Trump is moving forward with a plan to massively expand a ban on federal dollars going to international groups that perform abortions or provide abortion information.

Thousands to March in AIDS Walk NY, World's Largest AIDS Fundraising Event

Thousands to March in AIDS Walk NY, World's Largest AIDS Fundraising Event

May 18
GMHC and AIDS Walk leaders expect a larger than usual turnout at this Sunday's May 21st AIDS Walk New York in response to the recent House passage of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) that could soon throw thousands of HIV-positive people off their insu

May 18 is HIV Vaccine Awareness Day

May 18 is HIV Vaccine Awareness Day

May 18
HIV Vaccine Awareness Day (HVAD) is observed annually on May 18th. This observance provides an opportunity to recognize and thank the many people who are working together to find a safe and effective preventive HIV vaccine.

Priyanka Chopra Dismayed by Child Sexual Abuse in Zimbabwe

Priyanka Chopra Dismayed by Child Sexual Abuse in Zimbabwe

By Stuart Graham | May 8
Actress Priyanka Chopra says she is dismayed by the level of sexual violence against children in Zimbabwe, with government officials there telling her many young girls are "asking for it."

Theratechnologies Partner Submits Biologics License Application for HIV Monoclonal Antibody and Long-Acting Investigational Antiretroviral Ibalizumab

Theratechnologies Partner Submits Biologics License Application for HIV Monoclonal Antibody and Long-Acting Investigational Antiretroviral Ibalizumab

May 4
Theratechnologies Inc. announced that its partner, TaiMed Biologics, Inc., has completed the submission of a Biologics License Application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for ibalizumab for the treatment of multidrug resistant Human Immunodeficie

Fiscal Year 2017 Spending Bill Cuts STD and Ryan White Part C Funding, Level Funds or Increases Other HIV Programs

Fiscal Year 2017 Spending Bill Cuts STD and Ryan White Part C Funding, Level Funds or Increases Other HIV Programs

May 4
The FY17 funding bill saw cuts for the CDC's STD Program and Part C of the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program, but funding was increased for the Housing Opportunities for People with AIDS program.

Temple Uses Gene Editing to Eliminate HIV Infection in Mice

Temple Uses Gene Editing to Eliminate HIV Infection in Mice

May 3
A recent article out of Philadelphia reports that researchers at Temple University had found success using a gene-editing technique to snip out HIV DNA from the genetic code of mice.

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