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Sesame Workshop Enlists Elmo, Cookie Monster on Hand Washing
SAGE Launches SAGEConnect to Combat Social Isolation for LGBTQ Elders
FDA Revises Blood Donation Restrictions for Gay and Bi Men Amid COVID-19

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SAGE Launches SAGEConnect to Combat Social Isolation for LGBTQ Elders

Sesame Workshop Enlists Elmo, Cookie Monster on Hand Washing

New SAGE program seeks to assist LGBTQ elders who are at the epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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South Africa's TB, HIV History Prepares it for Virus Testing

South Africa's TB, HIV History Prepares it for Virus Testing

| By Andrew Meldrum | Apr 6
South Africa, one of the world's most unequal countries with a large population vulnerable to the new coronavirus, may have an advantage in the outbreak, honed during years battling HIV and tuberculosis.

HIV and COVID-19: 8 Questions Answered

HIV and COVID-19: 8 Questions Answered

| Mar 24
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have issues these COVID-19 guidelines for those living with HIV.

Coronavirus: 3 Lessons From the AIDS Crisis

Coronavirus: 3 Lessons From the AIDS Crisis

| Mar 17
The U.S. made serious mistakes when the HIV virus and AIDS emerged. Those errors cost many lives. But our nation learned a few things, too.

Coronavirus Raises Concerns for People with HIV

Coronavirus Raises Concerns for People with HIV

| Mar 15
With much still to be learned about the new coronavirus, experts are offering recommendations for people at higher risk for severe complications and making provisions for vulnerable populations.

Georgia Moves Closer to Major Overhaul of HIV Criminal Law

Georgia Moves Closer to Major Overhaul of HIV Criminal Law

| By Sudhin Thanawala | Mar 13
The Georgia House of Representatives approved legislation Thursday that would dramatically overhaul a state law that makes it a crime for people who know they have HIV to have sex without first disclosing the infection.

Second Man Cured of HIV Confirmed

Second Man Cured of HIV Confirmed

| By Kilian Melloy | Mar 9
A second man has been verified as cured of HIV following a rare combination of factors around a bone marrow transplant - and he's chosen to go public as an "ambassador of hope."

Washington Legislature Ease Penalty for HIV Exposure

Washington Legislature Ease Penalty for HIV Exposure

| Mar 4
The Washington Legislature on Tuesday approved a bill that reduces the crime of intentionally exposing a sexual partner to HIV from a felony to a misdemeanor.

HHS Removed Images Of Condoms From HIV/AIDS Awareness Fliers

HHS Removed Images Of Condoms From HIV/AIDS Awareness Fliers

| By Rachana Pradhan | Mar 2
The Department of Health and Human Services stripped from a government website HIV/AIDS educational material that featured condoms, calling the images "unapproved."

Dance Teacher Sentenced to 9 Months for Exposing Teen to HIV

Dance Teacher Sentenced to 9 Months for Exposing Teen to HIV

| Feb 29
A Tennessee dance teacher who appeared on a reality TV show was sentenced Friday to nine months in prison for raping a teenage student and exposing him to HIV.

Pence's Handling of 2015 HIV Outbreak Gets New Scrutiny

Pence's Handling of 2015 HIV Outbreak Gets New Scrutiny

| By Rick Callahan and Tom Davies | Feb 28
President Donald Trump's choice of Vice President Mike Pence to oversee the nation's response to the new coronavirus threat is bringing renewed scrutiny to the former governor's handling of an HIV outbreak in southern Indiana when he was governor.

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