A study found that doctors don’t strongly recommend the vaccine, don’t discuss it in a timely manner, and tend to suggest it for young people they perceive to be at risk rather than for all girls and boys.
San Francisco’s multi-pronged approach to treating and preventing HIV has led to a dramatic change in that city, which was once a hotbed of the national HIV and AIDS epidemic.
In a reversal of long standing teachings, the Pope has reversed the Vatican’s prohibition of condoms for HIV prevention in “some situations.” Birth control remains banned.
Washington, DC has created a spectrum of punitive laws that lead to and exacerbate unsafe work environments for sex workers and contribute to the skyrocketing rates of HIV infection among vulnerable populations in the District.
Recent data indicate that HIV and AIDS affect gay and bisexual men at rates grossly disproportional to other groups. Why did it take CDC so long to ask these questions and what will we do to answer them?
President Obama nominates Dr. Eric Goosby, a long-time AIDS expert and medical doctor, for the post of Global AIDS Coordinator.