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The Together TakeMeHome program aims to deliver 1 million free rapid HIV tests. It’s funded by the CDC and led by Emory University.
The program was developed to support innovative, non-traditional ways to address disparities in MPX vaccination.
Updated boosters could go to the “worried well” who have good insurance rather than to those at highest risk.
After mishandling COVID-19 and monkeypox, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention aims to change—with help from Mary Wakefield.
Updated Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna bivalent boosters contain spike proteins from the original and BA.4 and BA.5 omicron variants.
The Northeast saw the lowest rates of liver disease–related deaths.
Medical Monitoring Project finds most are receiving HIV care and treatment, but many face challenges such as poverty and unstable housing.
The engineered protein vaccine was highly effective in a clinical trial but faced a long delay for authorization.
People with well-controlled HIV don’t have more severe illness, but HIV-positive people might not respond as well to monkeypox vaccines.
The growing monkeypox outbreak is increasingly mirroring the disparities of the HIV epidemic.
The update aims to help the public better protect themselves and understand their risk.
People who were covered by Medicaid were less likely to be screened than those with private health insurance.
Activists at AIDS 2022 say monkeypox vaccines and treatment are not reaching the gay and bisexual men who need them most.
World Hepatitis Day aims to eliminate viral hepatitis by 2030 by spreading awareness and combating stigma surrounding the disease.
Molecular surveillance can detect emerging HIV outbreaks and tailor prevention. It can also criminalize people just for having HIV.
CDC funding to the four health centers aims to improve HIV care as well as services for mental health and substance use disorders.
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