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Top PrEP Stories of 2014

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 30
This year saw the advent of Pre-Exposure Phrophylaxis for HIV with Truvada, a controversial new tool in the fight against AIDS. Research shows that when taking properly, PrEP may be up to 99 percent effective in preventing new infections.

2014 ONE AIDS Report Outlines Top Recommendations

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 4
The 2014 ONE AIDS Report shows that more people were added to life-saving AIDS treatment over the past year than the number of people who became newly infected with HIV.

Smithsonian Channel Screens "Rise of the Killer Virus"

AIDS | By EDGE | Dec 1
On World AIDS Day, the Smithsonian Channel investigates the true origins of a global epidemic with "Rise of the Killer Virus," a documentary that spotlights the first mass outbreak in Africa in the 1960s.

CDC Unleashes New Campaign For HIV Treatment

AIDS | By Sasha Razumikhin | Oct 8
You can live well with HIV. That's the centerpiece behind a new federal campaign aimed at getting people living with HIV to get moving. The Centers for Disease Control is calling its new campaign the "first of its kind."

'Big Brother' Winner Reveals He is HIV Positive

AIDS | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 1
Dick Donato, the winner of "Big Brother 8," returned to play the reality show in 2011, but mysteriously left early on, never revealing why he departed...until now. The reality TV villain says he's been living with HIV for three years.

Puerto Rico To Become Center of HIV Vaccine Research

AIDS | By EDGE | Sep 16
Governor Alejandro GarcĂ­a Padilla of Puerto Rico announced that the island will become a center for research and development for the generation of a prophylactic vaccine to fight HIV/AIDS.

Fourth Generation of HIV Testing Allows Earlier Detection

HEALTH | By Christiana Lilly | Jul 17
Thanks to advances in HIV testing, labs can detect the disease in a person's blood up to two weeks earlier than before.

Number of People With HIV Unchanged Since 2012

HIV/AIDS | By Maria Cheng | Jul 16
The number of people living with HIV worldwide has remained virtually unchanged in the past two years and AIDS-related deaths are at their lowest since peaking almost a decade ago, according to a report from the United Nations AIDS agency.

Girl Hoped to Have Been Cured of HIV has Relapsed

HIV/AIDS | By Marilynn Marchione | Jul 11
A Mississippi girl born with the AIDS virus and in remission for more than two years despite stopping treatment now shows signs that she still harbors HIV - and therefore is not cured.

SF’s Magnet Celebrates Their 11th Anniversary

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 9
Later this evening, July 9, the San Francisco AIDS service organization Magnet celebrates their 11th Anniversary with delicious food, fantastic drinks, amazing company and a photo booth.

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