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HIV Treatment as Prevention (TasP)

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.

Q&A: Ask the Experts

Does a Viral Load of 16,000 Mean I Might Transmit HIV?

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?

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For HIV, Treatment is Prevention

The director of the U.S. National Institutes of Health talks about a newly published expert article explaining that sexual transmission of HIV can't happen if a person is on fully effective treatment.

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Protecting Others When You Have HIV

Safer sex and safe drug use advice for HIV-positive people.

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Overview of AIDS 2018

The Well Project provides a rundown of their own presentations at the International AIDS Conference as well as highlights from other presenters.

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AIDS 2018: The Good and the Bad

"At this year's International AIDS Conference ... we witnessed several pivotal developments in the global HIV response," Sean Hosein writes. "We also saw some setbacks in our efforts to prevent infections and improve the lives of people living with H...

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Sex Worker Lyle Muns on the Emancipation of People With HIV

"My time in Amsterdam for the 2018 International AIDS Conference has proven that this fascinating city is certainly more 'sex positive' than most," Mark S. King notes.

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HIV Activists March on Amsterdam During International AIDS Conference

On July 23, activists streamed through the streets to loudly -- and often quite colorfully -- advocate for an array of issues that, in large part, have been championed directly by communities of people living with HIV.

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Top NYC Health Official: 'We're Seeing Results' With HIV U=U

"New York City is proud to be the first jurisdiction in the United States to have joined the 'U = U' movement, and even prouder that health departments across the country are following suit," writes New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygie...

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Questions About U=U: What, When, Who, Why

More information about why an undetectable viral load stops HIV transmission (U=U).