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Stars Raise Millions at Cannes Edition of AIDS Charity Gala

Stars Raise Millions at Cannes Edition of AIDS Charity Gala

By Louise Dixon | May 18
After a shaky start and a wave of negative press, the AIDS relief charity amfAR attempted Thursday to focus the spotlight on its work instead of the stain left by one of its biggest benefactors Harvey Weinstein.

FDA Names Drugmakers Accused of Blocking Cheaper Generics

FDA Names Drugmakers Accused of Blocking Cheaper Generics

By Linda A. Johnson | May 18
U.S. drug regulators are publicizing information on brand-name drugmakers that use what government officials call "gaming tactics" to block cheaper copycat versions.

PEPFAR Reaches 14 Million People With HIV Treatment

PEPFAR Reaches 14 Million People With HIV Treatment

May 17
New results released show that the program now supports over 14 million men, women, and children on HIV treatment - more than twice as many as only four and a half years ago.

Lawsuit Claims Man Suspected in Sex Trafficking Ring has HIV

Lawsuit Claims Man Suspected in Sex Trafficking Ring has HIV

May 17
A Connecticut businessman charged in a sex trafficking ring is facing a lawsuit from alleged victims who say he knowingly engaged in unprotected sex for more than 40 years while infected with HIV.

California HIV Patients File Lawsuits Over Key HIV Drug

California HIV Patients File Lawsuits Over Key HIV Drug

May 15
Two sets of California patients living with HIV filed a personal injury lawsuit and a separate class action lawsuit against Gilead Sciences Inc. seeking to hold the Bay Area drug maker accountable for actions around its failure to rectify a known defect.

New Data Reveals PrEP Use by State

New Data Reveals PrEP Use by State

May 11
AIDSVu has released the first-ever publicly available data and interactive maps of PrEP use by states from 2012 through 2016, stratified by sex and age.

No Increased Risk for Anti-HIV Drug Combo for Pregnant Women

No Increased Risk for Anti-HIV Drug Combo for Pregnant Women

May 4
A drug combination aimed at preventing transmission of HIV from a pregnant woman to her fetus likely does not increase the risk for preterm birth and early infant death, according to a re-analysis of two studies.

UN Agency that Fights AIDS Reopens Sexual Harassment Case

UN Agency that Fights AIDS Reopens Sexual Harassment Case

Apr 30
The U.N. agency that fights AIDS says that it's reopening a sexual harassment investigation against a top official, saying additional allegations have emerged against him.

Research Reveals Clarity on HIV-Related Accelerated Aging

Research Reveals Clarity on HIV-Related Accelerated Aging

Apr 26
It's long been questioned if living with HIV, or using antiretroviral therapy (ART) to manage the virus, causes accelerated aging, but new research might finally be giving some answers.

Austrian Drag Queen Conchita Wurst Says She's HIV-Positive

Austrian Drag Queen Conchita Wurst Says She's HIV-Positive

Apr 16
Bearded diva Conchita Wurst says she's HIV-positive and has been living with the virus for many years.

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