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Police: Woman Says She Lied in Video About Spreading HIV

Police: Woman Says She Lied in Video About Spreading HIV

Aug 8
A Georgia woman told police she lied about being HIV-positive in a viral Facebook Live rant in which she claimed to have intentionally infected others.

Georgia Woman's Viral Rant Says She's Infecting Men with HIV

Georgia Woman's Viral Rant Says She's Infecting Men with HIV

Aug 7
A Georgia woman who went on a viral Facebook Live rant claiming she was HIV-positive and intentionally infecting others is now being investigated by police.

New PrEP Protocol Reduces the Number of Pills Required

New PrEP Protocol Reduces the Number of Pills Required

By David Tuller | Aug 1
Health officials and AIDS advocates in San Francisco hope to expand the use of an effective HIV prevention drug with a new approach that requires fewer pills than the standard once-a-day regimen.

Men and HIV: How Poverty, Violence and Inequality Play a Part

Men and HIV: How Poverty, Violence and Inequality Play a Part

Aug 1
Are HIV-risk behaviors intimately tied to male power? A South African researcher examined this view and its impact on HIV transmission.

HIV's 'Death Star' Strain Defeated with Gene Therapy-Inspired Approach

HIV's 'Death Star' Strain Defeated with Gene Therapy-Inspired Approach

Jul 25
One seemingly indestructible HIV-like strain has earned the nickname "death star" due to the strain's reputation for killing off hopes for potential vaccines and immunotherapies. A team at the Scripps Research reports beating that challenge.

Sex with HIV Still a Crime? Updated Laws Divide Advocates

Sex with HIV Still a Crime? Updated Laws Divide Advocates

By Sudhin Thanawala | Jul 23
Roughly 20 states have laws that make it a crime for people with HIV to have sex without first informing their partner of their infection.

How Preschools Can Do More to Support Children Living with HIV

Jul 19
How much do teachers and peers need to know about students' HIV-positive status? And what is the best way of managing their particular health needs at preschool level?

Former Wrestler Convicted of Transmitting HIV Speaks on Exposure Laws

By Sam Cronin | Jul 18
Michael Johnson, the former wrestler from Lindenwood University who was convicted of transmitting HIV, was recently released from Missouri State Prison and is speaking out about his story with HIV. He hopes to advocate for updated exposure laws.

Former College Wrestler Convicted Under Missouri HIV Laws Now Free

By Kilian Melloy | Jul 10
A former college wrestler who was convicted in 2013 under laws criminalizing HIV-positive status is now free on parole after having served five years out of what would originally have been a shocking 30-year sentence.

Gay and HIV-Positive in Haiti? Fighting Stigma is an Uphill Battle

Jul 7
In Haiti, about 150,000 people out of a population of 11 million are believed to be living with the HIV virus. Of those, only 55% have access to antiretroviral medications. What explains this lack of access to care?

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