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Florida Man Gets 10 Years for Knowingly Spreading HIV

Florida Man Gets 10 Years for Knowingly Spreading HIV

Jul 31
A Florida man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for knowingly spreading HIV.

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

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?

France to Allow Gay Men to Donate Blood... After Four Months of Celibacy

France to Allow Gay Men to Donate Blood... After Four Months of Celibacy

Jul 18
There's good news... sort of... for gay men in France who wish to donate blood: They will soon be able to do so after only four months of complete celibacy instead of a full year.

Even When HIV Prevention Drug Is Covered, Other Costs Block Treatment

Even When HIV Prevention Drug Is Covered, Other Costs Block Treatment

By Michelle Andrews | Jul 16
In addition to the ancillary charges, other roadblocks persist for people who need PrEP from getting it.

Virginia Man Donates Kidney to Protest Gay Blood Donation Restrictions

Virginia Man Donates Kidney to Protest Gay Blood Donation Restrictions

By Sam Cronin | Jul 13
A bisexual man in Virginia has donated a kidney in an effort to raise awareness of the FDA's policy banning men who have sex with men from donating blood for 12 months after their last gay sexual contact.

Health Officials Urge Testing After Indiana Wrestling Event

Health Officials Urge Testing After Indiana Wrestling Event

Jun 30
Health officials are warning attendees at a recent wrestling event in southern Indiana to get tested for HIV and hepatitis C due to possible exposure to blood-borne pathogens.

New Florida Law Authorizes Statewide Needle Exchanges

New Florida Law Authorizes Statewide Needle Exchanges

By Ellis Rua | Jun 28
Jose Garcia carried a drawstring backpack full of used syringes as he walked into the converted shipping container that serves as the base for Florida's only hypodermic needle exchange program.

National HIV Testing Day: A Critical Strategy to Ending the Epidemic

National HIV Testing Day: A Critical Strategy to Ending the Epidemic

Jun 27
Every year, National HIV Testing Day is observed on June 27 to raise awareness of the importance of HIV testing and diagnosis. An estimated 1.1 million people in the United States are living with HIV, and 1 in 7 are unaware of of their diagnosis.

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