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AVAC Calls For Large-Scale Rollout of PreP

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 4
AVAC has called for a global action plan including targets, resources and research agendas to accelerate access to daily oral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), with a particular focus on those hardest hit and most underserved.

Harlem Gets LOUD With DBQ Magazine Panel and Party

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 4
On February 26, DBQ Magazine and HIV Stops With Me brought a capacity crowd to Harlem's National Black Theatre for the panel discussion and party "LOUD: The State of Gay Sex, Love and HIV."

Philly Fight Women and Girls HIV Awareness Health Fair

AIDS | By EDGE | Mar 3
On Saturday, March 7, Philadelphia will celebrate National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day with a community health fair.

IPERGAY PrEP Study Reduces HIV Risk By 86 Percent in MSM

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 2
Last week at CROI, researchers showed that the IPERGAY trial, which evaluated a three-day PrEP regimen for MSM before and after sex, reduced HIV risk by an average of 86 percent.

Kaiser Removes HIV Meds from 'Specialty' Tier; CA Bills Seek Drug Cost Curbs

NATIONAL | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Feb 28
Kaiser Permanente has stopped charging people more for HIV drugs and is offering refunds for the exorbitant copays some of its patients faced. The decision comes as two CA state lawmakers have introduced bills meant to address high drug prices.

Council Member Corey Johnson Unveils 'HASA for All' Legislation

AIDS | By EDGE | Feb 27
On February 26, NYC Council Health Committee Chair Corey Johnson unveiled long-sought legislation that would expand HIV/AIDS Services Administration (HASA) benefits to all low-income, HIV-positive New York City residents.

Aggressive Cuban HIV Strain Becomes AIDS in Three Years

AIDS | By EDGE | Feb 27
A new study published in EBioMedicine reveals an aggressive new strain of HIV in Cuba, which can develop into AIDS within three years of infection.

Bruce Vilanch Performs at SF AIDS 'Newsies' Benefit

HIV/AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Feb 26
On Monday, March 2 at Marines' Memorial Theater in San Francisco, Bruce Vilanch will host a one-night-only benefit cabaret performance of "Newsies." The event will raise funds for The Richmond/Ermet AIDS Foundation (REAF).

amfAR Dedicates $100M to Countdown for a Cure Initiative

AIDS | By EDGE | Feb 25
amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, announced on February 19 that it has created a $100 million investment strategy in support of its Countdown to a Cure for AIDS initiative, launched with the aim of developing the scientific basis of a cure by 2020.

'Black, White, and RED Hot' Benefits Legacy Counseling

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Feb 25
On February 28, Ajijic Cares hosts their "Black, White, and RED Hot" gala event in San Juan Cosala in Jalisco, Mexico, to benefit Dallas HIV mental healthcare organization Legacy Counseling.

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