We're telling the stories of the people and places that will be profoundly affected by the "Ending the HIV Epidemic" plan as it unfolds, and seeking to answer the question: Can this plan truly end HIV transmission in the U.S.?
The PrEP Access and Coverage Act would guarantee insurance coverage for PrEP and fund PrEP for the uninsured.
Johana Medina died one year after Honduran transgender activist Roxsana Hernández also died in ICE custody.
"This isn't about you," Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) told Gilead CEO Daniel O'Day. "We have legislated a system that allows [this] to happen."
Activists say this relatively small giveaway won't advance PrEP access or help end HIV in the U.S. the way a true price reduction would.
Housing and displacement are a major focus of their campaign.
New York City Faces Challenge to HIV/AIDS Progress With Proposed $59 Million in Cuts From Governor Cuomo
Five years after Andrew Cuomo announced his plan to end New York state's HIV epidemic by 2020, the governor is shutting off funds to vital HIV prevention and public health programs in New York City.
The #PrEP4All campaign made the call for affordable pre-exposure prophylaxis a national news story.
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.
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.