Superinfection—when someone living with HIV is infected with a second strain of the virus—is a scary prospect. But is it a concern in the era of modern HIV treatment?
When it comes to taking HIV medications, you may have a ton of questions: When’s the best time to start? What are the best meds to start with? Do I really need to be on meds at all? We’re here to answer those questions and put your mind at ease.
Thanks to decades of extensive scientific research, we now have extremely reliable ways to prevent HIV transmission. Here’s a breakdown of the tools you can use to prevent HIV.
We dish truth and dispel myths about how HIV infects people, and how the virus is—and isn't—passed from person to person.
Thanks to advances in HIV treatment and prevention, serodiscordant couples are having a new kind of sex. And it is revolutionary, argues writer Alexander Cheves.
Despite advances in undetectable equals untransmittable (U=U) and pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), this survey shows that lack of education drives lack of treatment adherence and HIV stigma.
Doctors have speculated on the possibility of a "superbug" or a "superinfection" since HIV was discovered in the 1980s. But are these concerns legitimate and valid in real-world situations?
The Well Project sums up treatment as prevention (or TasP), which refers to the ways in which we can use HIV drugs, or HIV treatment, to lower the risk of HIV transmission.
My viral load is 16,100. Is it possible that I can pass HIV to someone else, even if I only had sex with them three times?