Tag: HIV/AIDS

Hundreds of people could have been saved from HIV in...

Hundreds of people could have been prevented from contacting the virus if English health authorities accepted a helping hand from Scottish specialists in 70s-80s....

Rupert Everett shares memories of AIDS crisis terror

Rupert Everett has said the AIDS crisis was a “terrifying time” for him, and said that he feels “lucky” that he was not...

Facebook refuses to remove anti-PrEP ads

Facebook has come under fire among 50 LGBT+, HIV and public health groups after it refused to remove adverts claiming that PrEP usage could...

PrEP activists accuse pharmaceutical company Gilead of delaying the medication

The American activists advocating for PrEP blame a pharmaceutical company for the access to the HIV-preventing drugs being delayed. The PrEP4All Collaboration claimed yesterday...

PrEP to be available for uninsured Americans

HIV-preventing PrEP drugs are to be made available for free to people without insurance, which means a grand twist for the whole healthcare scheme...

HIV vaccine is to come within a year

Experts are “optimistic” about three late-stage trials for a HIV vaccine, predicting its availability as soon as in 2021. Dr Susan Buchbinder is chairing...

HIV ratings in Ireland are now higher than during AIDS crisis

HIV rates in Ireland have risen again this year with numbers now higher than they used to be in late 80s- early 90s, when...

Trans woman sues pharmacy for revealing her HIV-status to neighbors

A trans woman in Pennsylvania is suing a pharmacy for revealing to her neighbors that she is transgender and HIV+. She did not give...

HIV diagnoses in New York City reached the record low

Data released in the 2018 HIV Surveillance Annual Report showed that 1,917 people in the city received a HIV diagnosis in 2018, down 11...

Gareth Thomas was presented with an award by his own parents...

The HIV+ rugby star received an accolade for being a sporting inspiration and for breaking down stereotypes and stigma around HIV at the Mirror...

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