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New York Deal With Gilead Lowers Cost of State-Purchased HIV Drugs

This article was reported by Times Union.

The Times Union reported that New York State is one step closer to its goal of reducing HIV infection among residents, thanks to an agreement between the state and a major pharmaceutical company to provide a...

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California: Grindr Web Site Now STD Outreach Tool

This article was reported by Bay Area Reporter.

The Bay Area Reporter published an article describing San Mateo County health workers' use of an online site called Grindr to reach out to men who have sex with men (MSM) and encourage them to get HIV ...

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Hepatitis C

Incidence of Acute Hepatitis C Highest in Kentucky

This article was reported by Family Practice News.

Family Practice News reported that Kentucky has the highest rate of acute hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in the nation, according to CDC. The state recorded 3.2 HCV cases per 100,000 individuals....

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Laos

More Work on HIV in Laos Needed

This article was reported by IRIN.

IRIN reported that although Laos still has a relatively low HIV incidence rate, it has steadily climbed in the past decade and will continue to do so unless the government reprioritizes its efforts. More than 90 pe...

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Louisiana: Faith Leaders Trained to Lead Fight on HIV

This article was reported by WDSU News.

WDSU News reported that on March 13, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) New Orleans Branch was the site of a training that aimed to prepare African-American faith leaders to...

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HIV Story Project: Make Your Voice Heard

This article was reported by Post News Group.

The Post News Group reported that a storytelling booth is traveling around the United States to record accounts of how HIV has changed the lives of people with the virus. "Generations HIV," which started...

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Louisiana: New Clinic Opens for HIV/AIDS Patients Who Lack Health Insurance

This article was reported by Shreveport Times.

The Shreveport Times reported that the Philadelphia Center, a Shreveport, La., nonprofit organization, would partner with the Martin Luther King Health Center to provide a free monthly HIV and AIDS clin...

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New York: Harlem Nonprofit Serves African Diaspora and Homeland

This article was reported by Voice of America.

Voice of America reported that a Harlem-based nonprofit organization, the African Services Committee (ASC), had expanded its immigrant support services to include outreach, testing, and referral service...

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Condom Use Lowest in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, N.Y.: Health Department Survey

This article was reported by Metro New York.

Metro New York reported that a recent New York City Health Department survey found that the majority of New Yorkers have sex without condoms, with the lowest use rate occurring in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Th...

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Viewpoints

Georgia Program Targets HIV in Black Women

This article was reported by Augusta Chronicle.

The Augusta Chronicle reported that a local Augusta, Ga., organization will use a $1.6 million federal grant to reduce HIV incidence by providing African-American women with substance abuse and mental ...