HIV

Chicago News: Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Announces Five Times More Residents Receive HIV Care, Compared To 2015

Department of Public Health Launches Acute HIV Hotline 312-74-ACUTE to report diagnosis CHICAGO, IL – Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) yesterday announced that so far this year, the city has served 1,814 people living with HIV in Chicago as the city continues to expand HIV primary care support.  … Continue reading Chicago News: Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Announces Five Times More Residents Receive HIV Care, Compared To 2015

AIDS drugs show more promise for preventing new infections

New research shows more promise for using AIDS treatment drugs as a prevention tool, to help keep uninfected people from catching HIV during sex with a partner who has the virus. In one study, there were no infections among gay men who used a two-drug combo pill either daily or just before and after sex … Continue reading AIDS drugs show more promise for preventing new infections

EDMOND, Oklahoma | Resisting Trump in a bright red state

EDMOND, Oklahoma (AP) — Vicki Toombs was watching the returns on election night 2016 when her phone buzzed — a text from her 22-year-old son Beau in Chicago. Beau, who is gay, was afraid that the new administration would end the Affordable Care Act and with it the insurance he and his friends used to … Continue reading EDMOND, Oklahoma | Resisting Trump in a bright red state

Thousands of Patients’ HIV-Positive Status Revealed by CVS – Class Action Lawsuit Filed

COLUMBUS, Ohio- The law firms of Meyer Wilson, Lambert Law, and Kaplan Fox have filed a class action lawsuit in federal court in Columbus regarding CVS’ actions that resulted in revealing the HIV-positive status of approximately 6,000 people living in Ohio. In the summer of 2017, CVS sent a notice to these patients that disclosed … Continue reading Thousands of Patients’ HIV-Positive Status Revealed by CVS – Class Action Lawsuit Filed

Girl’s HIV infection seems under control without AIDS drugs

July 24, 2017 / (STL.News) – A South African girl born with the AIDS virus has kept her infection suppressed for more than eight years after stopping anti-HIV medicines — more evidence that early treatment can occasionally cause a long remission that, if it lasts, would be a form of cure. Her case was revealed … Continue reading Girl’s HIV infection seems under control without AIDS drugs