Tag: HIV prevention drugs


In HIV prevention, worsening disparities among U.S. states

August 12, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily Health

States with low initial use of HIV-prevention drugs are continuing to fall behind in usage among people at risk for the disease, a new study finds. Researchers, clinicians and advocates had hoped that late-adopting states would see a surge in […]


New California law may expand use of HIV prevention drugs, with caveats

November 20, 2019

Via: The Medical News

Kellen Willhite was 24 when he learned he’d been exposed to HIV. What followed was, as he describes it, a second trauma: trying to obtain the drugs that could save him before it was too late. In 2016, a day […]

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Researchers highlight the need for wider access to HIV prevention drugs

July 11, 2018

Via: The Medical News

Despite highly effective anti-HIV pharmaceuticals having been used worldwide for almost a decade, HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) has not been conquered. In 2016, there were an estimated 39,782 new HIV diagnoses in the U.S., according to San Francisco State University […]