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The science of HIV is constantly evolving, and what we knew (or thought we knew) just a few years ago is either incorrect, incomplete or in need of an upgrade. Every year we learn more about the virus, and research keeps giving us new tools to prevent, test and treat it.
In light of a recent campaign against PrEP by the AIDS Healthcare Foundation in Los Angeles, the Toronto Star profiles the state of the new HIV prevention drug in Canada, featuring the recent AIDS Committee of Toronto campaign that encourages conversations around and appropriate uses of PrEP.
Brazil has a long history of innovation on HIV and is held up as the great developing country success story in fighting AIDS.
AAN! asked local community members to tell you why going to the cops when a sexual partner has not disclosed their HIV-positive status isn't the smart choice. Going to the cops won't stop you from getting HIV or stop the spread of the disease. Watch these videos, get some knowledge, and love each other ~ Think Twice!
My daily Truvada regimen is called PrEP, or Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis. That means I take it now, while I'm HIV-negative, and it prevents infection if I'm exposed to the virus.
It was September of 1986 when U.S. Surgeon General C. Everett Koop announced that the country had to change course on sex education. By then, however, the change had already begun.
We are now seeing the emergence of profiles where guys self-identify as PrEP users on cruising sites and apps like Grindr and Squirt. Is this a signal that PrEP is now a part of gay men’s sex lives?
A closer look at the Aussie HIV response has been eye-opening and provides many useful learnings for Canada.