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CDC releases HIV vital signs

From Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014 Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released its 2014 HIV Vital Signs, which includes: a Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR): Vital Signs: HIV Diagnosis, Care, and Treatment Among Persons Living with HIV – United States, 2011 and a fact […]

CDC launches “Start Talking. Stop HIV.”: a new national HIV prevention campaign for gay & bisexual men

Start Talking. Stop HIV. encourages men in all types of relationships to talk about: HIV testing, their HIV status, condom use and medicines that help prevent and treat HIV (PrEP and PEP – pre and post exposure prophylaxis and ART – antiretroviral therapy). Campaign ads and resources feature gay and bisexual men from across the U.S. […]

New guidelines recommend daily HIV prevention pill for those at substantial risk

From Centers for Disease Control and Prevention –Wednesday, May 14, 2014 Today, CDC and the U.S. Public Health Service released new clinical guidelines recommending that healthcare providers consider pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for patients at substantial risk for HIV. The strategy of providing daily oral antiretroviral drugs to uninfected individuals prior to HIV exposure, known as […]

Center for HIV Law and Policy issues statement in response to Iowa Bill SF 2297 and the criminalization of HIV, hepatitis, meningococcal disease and tuberculosis

May 1, 2014 by The Center for HIV Law and Policy Contact: Ivan Espinoza-Madrigal, 212-430-6733 A bill, SF2297, relating to the transmission of HIV, hepatitis, meningococcal disease, and tuberculosis passed unanimously in the Iowa House on May 1, 2014. The bill passed the Iowa Senate in February, and will now go to Governor Terry Branstad. The […]