We're telling the stories of the people and places that will be profoundly affected by the "Ending the HIV Epidemic" plan as it unfolds, and seeking to answer the question: Can this plan truly end HIV transmission in the U.S.?
Demetre Daskalakis, M.D., who led New York City through seven years of bold programs that made the city’s HIV rates plunge, will take his prevention vision national starting Dec. 21.
Echoing nationwide reports, they cite more overdose deaths and dirty-needle use—and say that the governor could reverse much of the crisis with a stroke of the pen.
Getting pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to more people who need it will take some legislative teamwork to overcome barriers, such as lack of incentive for pharmacists.
Until the United States takes public health seriously, consider pandemics a national security threat.
To prevent HIV, we must invest in preventative care, including lab tests.
TheBody interviews three current ACT UP New York members about their current campaigns and the challenges of organizing during another pandemic.
Organizations like Us Helping Us are working to support communities that continue to be highly impacted.
In New York City, activists won a policy of housing support that has been shown to reduce HIV transmissions—can San Francisco do the same, or better?
Columbus is Ohio’s largest city—and home to the state’s largest number of people living with HIV.
And who exactly do we mean when we say “community,” anyway?