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Monoclonal antibodies used to prevent COVID-19 in immunocompromised people aren’t active against new virus variants.
HIV experts worry that the move is political—some federal grants go to Planned Parenthood—and that other states may turn down funding.
Older people, immunocompromised people and those with underlying health conditions can benefit most from additional shots.
Updated Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna bivalent boosters contain spike proteins from the original and BA.4 and BA.5 omicron variants.
The U.S. Business Action to End HIV coalition boosts public-private partnerships and spells out six ways companies can fight the epidemic.
Mpox cases have declined dramatically, but some communities may remain at risk.
Dawn Smith, MD, MPH, fought to expand PrEP and end HIV, notably among women and Black communities.
“It is clear e-cigarettes continue to play a major role in preventing our ability to achieve a tobacco-free generation.”
Pre-pandemic report shows a modest improvement for survival for people with hard-to-treat pancreatic cancer.
Studies suggest that the Jynneos vaccine offers substantial protection, but more real-world research is needed.
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.
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.
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