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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

pharmacist and patient
Features

Pharmacies Grapple With Red Tape as States Try to Allow Pharmacists to Prescribe PrEP

Getting pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to more people who need it will take some legislative teamwork to overcome barriers, such as lack of incentive for pharmacists.

By Larry Buhl
alarm
Features

Prevention Experts, Community, Sound Alarm on LA’s Meth Crisis

COVID-19 may be fueling an increase in meth use, not reducing it.

By Larry Buhl
police force
Features

Will COVID-19 Make Modernizing HIV Criminal Laws Harder?

As shelter-in-place violation arrests increase nationwide, HIV criminal law reform activists question the way forward.

By Larry Buhl
Gilead headquarters
News

PrEP Advocates Call New Gilead Patent Suit Against HHS a ‘Distraction’

The drug manufacturer alleges the federal government filed for the Truvada prevention patent without their knowledge.

By Larry Buhl
pandemic press conference
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.

By Larry Buhl
fact or fake
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.

By Larry Buhl
Capitol night
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?

By Larry Buhl
man texting
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.

By Larry Buhl
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.

By Larry Buhl