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

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
News Analysis

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.

Abdul-Aliy A Muhammad
Interviews

HIV Activist Jumps Into the Philadelphia City Council Race

Housing and displacement are a major focus of their campaign.

Capitol Hill
News Analysis

Advocates Navigate Tricky Political Terrain for Federal HIV Funding to End the U.S. Epidemic

An alliance of advocacy groups called The Partnership rallies Congress for funding while rejecting most Trump administration policies impacting the HIV community.

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Features

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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News

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.

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LGBTQ+

Transgender Activists Question Trump Administration's Sincerity in "Ending the HIV Epidemic"

Given its anti-transgender policies and the lack of resources for trans health and survival, the administration may not be on track to end HIV by 2030.

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

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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.