HIV and AIDS Archives

World AIDS Day: Why are Blacks still suffering disproportionately from AIDS?

November 29, 2018

World AIDS Day is observed each year on December 1 and is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for people living with HIV, and remember those who have died. The HIV/AIDS epidemic has been afflicting our country for more than three decades and is a disease… [Read More]

PrEP not reaching those who could potentially benefit from it the most

March 8, 2018

A new CDC study suggests that only a small percentage of Americans who could potentially benefit from pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), a daily pill for HIV prevention, have been prescribed it. In the first detailed analysis by race and by risk group, CDC researchers found while two-thirds of those who could potentially benefit from PrEP are… [Read More]