Annamarya Scaccia is an independent journalist.
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Many Texas residents -- including people living with HIV and their families -- are still reeling from the disaster left in Harvey's wake, though some HIV organizations have begun to spring back.
The national health care provider and advocacy group joins a community of international health experts in confirming what a groundswell of scientific evidence has shown: When a person's viral load is undetectable, HIV is untransmittable.
Despite obstacles, the U.S. HIV community is mobilizing to help make sure people living with HIV who were impacted by the storm have access to antiretrovirals and basic everyday supplies.
PrEP remains deeply underutilized throughout much of the U.S. Online health care providers like PlushCare and NURX seek to change that.
A new HIV vaccine candidate has shown over 50% effectiveness in preventing transmission of an HIV-like virus in monkeys, according to a recent animal study.
Scientists have discovered that a compound derived from the Southeast Asian plant justicia gendarussa has a greater effect than AZT in blocking HIV.
Two researchers are leading efforts to use nanotechnology to improve the delivery of HIV drugs so that they're more effective and less expensive.
Gender-affirming care supports the full health of trans people. And trans people with HIV who receive it are more likely to stay in HIV treatment -- with massive implications for their well-being.
Here are some key places online where members of trans communities can turn for comprehensive answers to their health concerns.
"We are highlighting the strength of the community," explained founder Cecilia Chung. "At the same time, we want to honor individual stories and resilience."