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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.

Why June 27 is a Good Day to Be Tested for HIV

Why June 27 is a Good Day to Be Tested for HIV

Jun 27
According to the CDC recommendations, everyone should be tested at least once between the ages of 13 and 64 as part of routine health care.

UNAIDS and UNDP Call to Remove HIV-Related Travel Restrictions

UNAIDS and UNDP Call to Remove HIV-Related Travel Restrictions

Jun 27
UNAIDS and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) are urging countries to keep the promises made in the 2016 United Nations Political Declaration on Ending AIDS to remove all forms of HIV-related travel restrictions.

CDC Director Praises Alabama HIV Clinic Ahead of Campaign

By Blake Paterson | Jun 17
As the federal government prepares to launch an ambitious initiative to end the HIV epidemic, the director of the Centers for Disease Control on Friday applauded an Alabama HIV clinic's commitment to providing health services to rural communities.

How Trump Administration Rule Would Undo Health Care Protections for LGBTQ Patients

By Emmarie Huetteman | Jun 14
A new Trump administration proposal would change the civil rights rules dictating whether providers must care for patients who are transgender or have had an abortion.

'5B' Documentary Tells Story of Pioneering AIDS Caretakers

By Katie Campione | Jun 13
The impact of San Francisco General Hospital's ward 5B — the first hospital division dedicated to treating people with AIDS — has far outlasted its existence.

Life Ball 2019 in Pictures

Life Ball 2019 in Pictures

Jun 10
Life Ball 2019 welcomes celebrities including Alan Cumming, Lea DeLaria, Amanda LePore, Keala Settle and more for Europe's biggest HIV/AIDS fundraiser.

Mutation That Protects Against HIV Raises Death Rate

By Malcolm Ritter | Jun 3
People with a DNA mutation that reduces their chance of HIV infection may die sooner, according to a study that suggests tinkering with a gene to try to fix one problem may cause others.

HIV Positive Transgender Migrant Dies Shortly After Weeks in ICE Custody

By Sam Cronin | Jun 3
El Salvadorian transgender woman Johana Medina Leon, 25, died in a medical facility in Texas Saturday, four days after being released from Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody.

About 500 People Test Positive for HIV in Pakistani District

By Muhammad Farooq | May 17
A local physician who has AIDS has since been arrested and is being investigated for possibly intentionally infecting patients.

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