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Watch HIV experts explain this year’s World AIDS Day theme, “Putting Ourselves to the Test: Achieving Equity to End HIV.”
As sexually transmitted infections spike, the WHO finds that safer-sex efforts are more effective when they mention pleasure.
The unique cells taken from Henrietta Lacks allowed for breakthroughs in vaccines and drugs. She died of cervical cancer in 1951.
WHO offers the best ways to prevent, diagnose and treat HIV, hepatitis and sexually transmitted infections for five key populations.
Activists at AIDS 2022 say monkeypox vaccines and treatment are not reaching the gay and bisexual men who need them most.
Generic cabotegravir, an every-other-month injectable to prevent HIV, will arrive in select countries. WHO and Health Gap have opinions.
While cases in the ongoing outbreak have been among gay and bisexual men, some fear the outbreak could spread beyond this group.
The virus can be transmitted via respiratory droplets at close range, but it does not spread through the air over longer distances.
Conservative nations objected to “sexual rights” in the WHA’s global plan to fight HIV, hepatitis and sexually transmitted infections.
Nearly 200 cases of pediatric hepatitis have now been reported in more than a dozen countries and several states.
Heavy drinking was the most carcinogenic, but even one or two drinks a day was associated with a slight increase in cancer risk.
Disruptions in access to treatment and harm reduction services could set back effort to eliminate hep C in the U.S.
Plus: Buy a “Queer Blood America” work by artist Jordan Eagles, who fights the FDA’s discriminatory ban on blood donors.
Five ways nations can create a fairer and healthier world post–COVID-19, according to the World Health Organization
COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths continue to drop in the United States, but a global pandemic cannot be defeated in one country.
The vaginal ring, approved in Europe, is not yet available in the United States.
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