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Three STDs Are at an All-Time High. And Not Because of PrEP or More Risky Sex

While many people want to blame more risky sex and less condom use on the age of PrEP, the real reasons STDs are rising may have more to do with decreasing resources and programs to fight them.

By Larry Buhl
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Canada's Historic Syphilis Outbreak Is Even Worse for Its Under-Resourced Indigenous Population

Indigenous people in the northern region of Alberta, Canada, face increased health risks from injection drug use, syphilis, and HIV.

By Ray Mwareya
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Hedge Fund Billionaires Are New Target for Hepatitis C Cure Protests

The high cost of hepatitis C treatment has inspired lawsuits and protests. Now, activist have targeted the hedge fund investors who they say are reaping profits from the pricey pills. Rod McCullom reports.

By Rod McCullom
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As Gilead Mulls Price of Next Hepatitis C Drug, Top Activist Refutes "Bogus" Math

How does pharmaceutical company math work? One activist takes Gilead to task for the price of its next hepatitis C drug.

By Mathew Rodriguez
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The Cure for Hepatitis C, Withheld

In just the past month, a pair of drugs were approved that may forever change (for the better!) the way hepatitis C is treated. But as treatment advocate George Carter laments, the revolution may come at too high a price.

By George M. Carter
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Activists Condemn Gilead for Exorbitant Price of Its New Hepatitis C Drug

The Fair Pricing Coalition (FPC) today condemned Gilead Sciences for the price set for its direct acting antiviral (DAA) Sovaldi™ (sofosbuvir), a once-daily, first-in-class nucleotide polymerase inhibitor approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administra...

By Fair Pricing Coalition