In 2018, county saw a 400% jump in the number of new HIV diagnoses among people who inject drugs.
Test. Treat, Prevent: A national plan to end the HIV epidemic. The goal is to reduce new HIV infections by 90% by 2030.
CDC data shows the South, which the agency defines as a 16-state region, saw more new cases — 19,968 — than the rest of the nation combined in 2017.
After nearly a decade of treatment, cells sheltering the virus could be found in the cerebrospinal fluid of half of participants in a trial of people with HIV.
In 2018, a total of 30 women and heterosexual men who drugs inject were diagnosed with HIV, more than four times the number of women and heterosexual male injectors diagnosed in 2017.
Even with the gains made in drug therapies and understanding of the HIV/AIDS over nearly 40 years, it is not an easy undertaking.
Patients who received dental services from Burien’s George M. Davis Dental Clinic should to consider being tested for hepatitis B, C, and HIV — officials say
Efforts to stop the spread of HIV are hindered by fear and stigma.
Last year 161 King County residents were diagnosed with HIV, the lowest number since 1994. This is a 51% decrease in new HIV diagnoses overall.
Oregon’s Clackamas County, health officials are asking patients with an STD who their sexual partners are — and then are tracking those partners down.
Public health has identified a cluster of 8 people with HIV infection in north Seattle. All were living homeless and injected or used illicit drugs.
Evangelical activist Shepherd Smith has spent decades cultivating relationships with leading AIDS policymakers to promote abstinence-only sex education.
U=U: People living with HIV, who have undetectable levels of HIV in their blood, have effectively no risk of transmitting HIV to their partners.