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No, Dr. Sebi Did Not Have the Cure for HIV -- Despite Nipsey Hussle's Planned Documentary Img

No, Dr. Sebi Did Not Have the Cure for HIV -- Despite Nipsey Hussle's Planned Documentary

There is real racism in our health care system, Kenyon Farrow writes -- and we need more black people to work with us to transform systems, not believe in false prophets.

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BTAN Maryland Spreads the Word About HIV Criminalization

As part of an ongoing effort to raise awareness about the impact the HIV/AIDS epidemic is having on black lives, the Black Treatment Advocates Network (BTAN) in Maryland hosted the program "Exploring the Criminalization of HIV."

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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).

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PrEP Campaign Aims to Block HIV Infection and Save Lives in D.C.

"Thinking about sex? Think about PrEP." That's the message from this public health commercial aimed at raising awareness about HIV prevention in the District of Columbia.

HIV Undetectable = Untransmittable (U=U) Fact Sheet Img

HIV Undetectable = Untransmittable (U=U) Fact Sheet

How does HIV treatment prevent HIV transmission? What does "undetectable" mean? Learn the basics about U=U.

The Word Is in: U=U Is a Huge Success! Img

The Word Is in: U=U Is a Huge Success!

"I'm proud to be one of the many people living with HIV helping to promote the fact that undetectable truly means untransmittable," Kevin Maloney writes.

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Decline in New HIV Infections in D.C. Points to Effectiveness of Treatment as Prevention

Over the past decade, the District of Columbia has seen more than a 74% decrease in the number of new HIV infections, from 1,333 new cases in 2007 to 347 in 2016\. What's behind this decrease?

If I Am Undetectable I Can't Transmit the HIV Virus: A Blog Entry by Maria T. Mejia Img

If I Am Undetectable I Can't Transmit the HIV Virus: A Blog Entry by Maria T. Mejia

Maria T. Mejia created a video to get the message out that undetectable equals untransmittable, saying "we need to be visible and we need to reach main stream media."

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Back to the Future?

"What haunts me the most are my memories of being a volunteer HIV testing counselor in the late 1980s and early 1990s," writes Richard Wolitski, Ph.D., as he reflects on this year's World AIDS Day.

Why Are HIV Meds So Expensive, and What Can We Do About It? Img

Why Are HIV Meds So Expensive, and What Can We Do About It?

Why do Americans and their insurers pay more for some drugs and less for others? And who decides what a fair price for a drug should be, and how can manufacturers and health plans be compelled to improve access and affordability?