A significant number of new HIV infections happen among Black women, and a health education effort in Atlanta wants to make sure Black women can access the HIV-prevention medicines known as PrEP.
As the first Black transgender woman to serve in this capacity, Tori Cooper says she is eager to advocate on behalf of all transgender and non-binary people living with HIV.
The target numbers, focusing on kids, teens and young women, were part of the 5-year "Start Free, Stay Free, AIDS Free" program. What went wrong? Is there hope for improvement in the future?
Experts fear steep declines in testing and diagnoses mean more people will contract HIV and die of AIDS. The problem is particularly acute in the South, the epicenter of the nation's HIV crisis.
At the international AIDS conference last week — held virtually — concerns were shared about the impact of the novel coronavirus on efforts to fight AIDS.
For people at high risk of HIV, taking a daily dose of a prevention drug is essential. But many can't afford it. A new federal program makes the drugs available for free.
On World AIDS Day, NPR's Lulu Garcia Navarro speaks with Michael O'Loughlin, host of the podcast Plague, which examines the church's roles in caring for AIDS patients and campaigning against condoms.
The new law will make it easier for people to access PrEP and PEP medications without needing to see a doctor or get insurance authorization first.
Knowing where rates of prevalence are highest — and lowest — can lead to new strategies for treatment and prevention. The map focuses on sub-Saharan Africa, the epicenter of the epidemic.
As head of the Department of Health and Human Services, Alex Azar is charged with making Trump's plan to end HIV in the U.S. by 2030 work. "We have an historic opportunity," he tells NPR.