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Larry Buhl

Larry Buhl is a multimedia journalist, author and podcast host based in Los Angeles. He has reported for Art & Understanding, Capital & Main, Undark, The New Republic and many other publications. He also reports for KQED - The California Report. He can be reached on Twitter @Larry Buhl.

Latest by Larry Buhl

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News Analysis

Here's What's Gone Wrong With the U.S. Coronavirus Response—And What We Need to Do Next

“Social distancing alone won’t get us out of this, we’ll need a scale up of testing to start with, but we simply don’t have that capacity right now,” cautions HIV activist and scholar Gregg Gonsalves.

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News Analysis

Debunking Junk Theories on the New Coronavirus, Including Its Nonexistent Link With HIV

Once again, a global pandemic becomes a hot spot for misinformation and conspiracy theories. Larry Buhl offers facts to counter some fear-mongering fictions.

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News Analysis

How Trump Administration Proposals Could Increase the Cost of HIV Meds

Can you end the HIV epidemic while undermining drug assistance programs and antidiscrimination protections?

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Features

How Telehealth Platforms Make It Easy to Get PrEP

In some places, getting PrEP and other sexual health services using digital platforms is getting easier.

California State Capitol building
News Analysis

California Moves to End HIV Discrimination in Life and Disability Insurance Coverage

HIV will be considered a chronic condition, like others, in insurance underwriting decisions.

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Features

Why the Largest Global HIV Organization Is Lobbying on Housing and Zoning Issues

AIDS Healthcare Foundation sees housing for low-income people as important to its HIV mission.

Los Angeles LGBT Center
News

Community Outrage Leads LA to Restore Funding for HIV/STD Testing

After hearing that the Los Angeles LGBT Center wouldn't offer HIV and STI testing services for free, the community pushed back. Here's the story of what happened.

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News

Report: U.S. Must Act Fast to Reach HIV/AIDS Goals

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) finds that new HIV diagnoses have plateaued.

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News Analysis

The Government's Free PrEP Isn't (Necessarily) Free

Ready, Set, PrEP expands access to pre-exposure prophylaxis meds, but it doesn't cover other costs.