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The United States Says It'll End Its HIV Epidemic. We're Watching.

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.?

 U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) speaks at the National Action Network's annual convention, April 5, 2019 in New York City.

Kamala Harris Announces New Bill to Expand PrEP Access

The PrEP Access and Coverage Act would guarantee insurance coverage for PrEP and fund PrEP for the uninsured.

Person holding protest sign reading "Stop killing trans people"

Trans Woman With HIV Dies During Release From ICE Custody After Being Denied Meds

Johana Medina died one year after Honduran transgender activist Roxsana Hernández also died in ICE custody.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaks with members of the PrEP4All advocacy group

Pressure Mounts on Truvada PrEP Pricing With Lawsuit and Congressional Hearings

"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."

PrEP still life, selective focus

Will Recent Gilead Patent Concessions on Truvada Lower PrEP Prices?

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.

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HIV Activist Jumps Into the Philadelphia City Council Race

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 Img

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.

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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.

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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.

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

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.