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How Trump Administration Rule Would Undo Health Care Protections for LGBTQ Patients

How Trump Administration Rule Would Undo Health Care Protections for LGBTQ Patients

By Emmarie Huetteman | Jun 14
A new Trump administration proposal would change the civil rights rules dictating whether providers must care for patients who are transgender or have had an abortion.

'5B' Documentary Tells Story of Pioneering AIDS Caretakers

'5B' Documentary Tells Story of Pioneering AIDS Caretakers

By Katie Campione | Jun 13
The impact of San Francisco General Hospital's ward 5B — the first hospital division dedicated to treating people with AIDS — has far outlasted its existence.

Life Ball 2019 in Pictures

Life Ball 2019 in Pictures

Jun 10
Life Ball 2019 welcomes celebrities including Alan Cumming, Lea DeLaria, Amanda LePore, Keala Settle and more for Europe's biggest HIV/AIDS fundraiser.

Mutation That Protects Against HIV Raises Death Rate

Mutation That Protects Against HIV Raises Death Rate

By Malcolm Ritter | Jun 3
People with a DNA mutation that reduces their chance of HIV infection may die sooner, according to a study that suggests tinkering with a gene to try to fix one problem may cause others.

HIV Positive Transgender Migrant Dies Shortly After Weeks in ICE Custody

HIV Positive Transgender Migrant Dies Shortly After Weeks in ICE Custody

By Sam Cronin | Jun 3
El Salvadorian transgender woman Johana Medina Leon, 25, died in a medical facility in Texas Saturday, four days after being released from Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody.

About 500 People Test Positive for HIV in Pakistani District

About 500 People Test Positive for HIV in Pakistani District

By Muhammad Farooq | May 17
A local physician who has AIDS has since been arrested and is being investigated for possibly intentionally infecting patients.

Drugmaker Will Donate Meds for US Push to End HIV Epidemic

Drugmaker Will Donate Meds for US Push to End HIV Epidemic

May 10
The Health and Human Services Department announced Thursday that California-Based Gilead Sciences Inc. has agreed to donate medications that reduce the risk of HIV transmission for up to 200,000 people a year.

Head of Embattled UNAIDS to Leave Post Immediately

Head of Embattled UNAIDS to Leave Post Immediately

May 9
The United Nations' AIDS agency said Wednesday its executive director is leaving the post immediately, following allegations he mishandled sexual assault claims at the agency that is tasked with helping end the HIV epidemic.

AIDSWatch: An Advocate's Story

AIDSWatch: An Advocate's Story

May 4
A syringe exchange program facilitator and harm reduction specialist shares her story about advocating in Washington, DC.

US 'Concerned' Over Misused Funds Allegations at UNAIDS

US 'Concerned' Over Misused Funds Allegations at UNAIDS

By Maria Cheng and Jamey Keaten | Apr 17
The U.S. government has expressed concern about allegations of misused funds at the U.N.'s AIDS agency after a report by The Associated Press this week revealed ongoing financial and sexual misconduct problems at the agency.

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