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US 'Concerned' Over Misused Funds Allegations at UNAIDS

US 'Concerned' Over Misused Funds Allegations at UNAIDS

By Maria Cheng and Jamey Keaten | Apr 17
The U.S. government has expressed concern about allegations of misused funds at the U.N.'s AIDS agency after a report by The Associated Press this week revealed ongoing financial and sexual misconduct problems at the agency.

Arizona Governor Signs Repeal of HIV/AIDS Instruction Law

Arizona Governor Signs Repeal of HIV/AIDS Instruction Law

By Bob Christie | Apr 12
Arizona's Republican governor quickly signed a bill Thursday repealing a 1991 state law that had barred HIV and AIDS instruction that "promotes a homosexual lifestyle."

Arizona House Votes to Repeal HIV/AIDS Instruction Law

Arizona House Votes to Repeal HIV/AIDS Instruction Law

By Bob Christie | Apr 11
Arizona lawmakers on Wednesday took a major step toward repealing a 1991 law that bars HIV and AIDS instruction that "promotes a homosexual lifestyle," a move prompted by the filing of a lawsuit by LGBT groups.

Autopsy: Migrant Detainee Died from AIDS Complications

Autopsy: Migrant Detainee Died from AIDS Complications

By Russell Contreras | Apr 10
A Honduran transgender migrant, whose 2018 death while in the custody of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement sparked protests and calls for an investigation, died of a rare disorder that developed quickly due to AIDS, according to an autopsy.

LGBTQ Groups Sue Arizona Over HIV/AIDS Instruction Law

LGBTQ Groups Sue Arizona Over HIV/AIDS Instruction Law

Apr 2
LGBT groups sued Arizona last week, asking a federal judge to strike down a state law prohibiting HIV and AIDS instruction that "promotes a homosexual lifestyle."

LGBT Groups Sue Arizona Over HIV/AIDS Instruction Law

LGBT Groups Sue Arizona Over HIV/AIDS Instruction Law

Mar 29
LGBT groups sued Arizona Thursday asking a federal judge to strike down a state law prohibiting HIV and AIDS instruction that "promotes a homosexual lifestyle."

US begins Organ Transplants from Living Donors Who have HIV

US begins Organ Transplants from Living Donors Who have HIV

By Lauran Neergaard | Mar 28
Surgeons in Baltimore performed what's thought to be the world's first kidney transplant from a living donor with HIV, a milestone for patients with the AIDS virus who need a new organ.

Trump's Budget Proposal Boosts Domestic HIV Efforts, Cuts Global Spending

Trump's Budget Proposal Boosts Domestic HIV Efforts, Cuts Global Spending

By Kilian Melloy | Mar 15
Critics of the president's newly-released budget point out that while the Trump administration has vowed to eradicate HIV, that aim is potentially undercut by the very same budget's slashing of money for global AIDS initiatives.

HBO's 'Game of Thrones' Blood Donation Contest is Being Called Discriminatory Against Gay, Bi Men

HBO's 'Game of Thrones' Blood Donation Contest is Being Called Discriminatory Against Gay, Bi Men

Mar 13
HBO is working with the American Red Cross for a "Game of Thrones" contest that excludes gay and bisexual men with some calling the initiative discriminatory.

Monthly Shots as Well as Pills Control HIV in 2 Major Studies

Monthly Shots as Well as Pills Control HIV in 2 Major Studies

By Carla K. Johnson | Mar 13
Monthly shots of HIV drugs worked as well as daily pills to control the virus that causes AIDS in two large international tests, researchers reported earlier this month.

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