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GoFundMe Has Helped People Step Up Where the U.S. Government Has Not

The United States government has given only one $1,200 check to people in need during the coronavirus crisis. To fill in the gaps, people have used platforms like GoFundMe.

By Malik Saaka
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The COVID-19 Pandemic Needs To Be Treated Like the National Security Threat It Is

Until the United States takes public health seriously, consider pandemics a national security threat.

By Tuyishime Claire Gasamagera
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The Program That Keeps Half a Million People With HIV Alive and Well Turns 30 This Month

We spoke to two experts about the origin, evolution, and future of the Ryan White CARE Act, passed on August 18, 1990.

By Tim Murphy
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Tawdry Feud Between City and Nonprofit Exposes Atlanta AIDS Housing Failures

Delays in payments have caused hardships for people needing rental assistance, as well as the organizations that serve them.

By Ryan Lee
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How Activists Uncovered CDC's Ownership of Truvada PrEP Patents

The #PrEP4All campaign made the call for affordable pre-exposure prophylaxis a national news story.

By Charles Sanchez
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If Nobody Slashes the Price of Truvada for PrEP, What Happens Next?

Activists and doctors say they're ready to go further if Gilead won't agree to -- or the U.S. government won't force -- a price reduction to make PrEP accessible to more Americans who need it.

By Tim Murphy
Dovato Is a Newly Approved Two-Drug HIV Regimen. Do Fewer Drugs Mean a Lower-Cost HIV Treatment? Img

Dovato Is a Newly Approved Two-Drug HIV Regimen. Do Fewer Drugs Mean a Lower-Cost HIV Treatment?

Advocates say the price is a step in the right direction. But does it go far enough?

By Tim Murphy
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Sticker Shock: PrEP Is Not Cost-Effective at Current Price, Health Economists Find

But a survey reveals that about a third of black and Latino gay men would be willing to pay more than $50 per month for a prescription.

By Sony Salzman
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Trump's Justice Department Just Declared All-Out War on Obamacare. What Does It Mean?

We answer some key questions about the latest new effort to kill the Affordable Care Act, including what it means for people living with HIV and what can do to make a difference.

By Tim Murphy
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PrEP Pricing Is the Elephant in the Room at the CDC National HIV Prevention Conference

In a debate during a plenary session, Michael Saag, M.D., argued for more activism to make PrEP accessible to people who need it.

By Sony Salzman