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New Data Reveals PrEP Use by State
Growing Older and Stronger: SAGE Turns 40
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Growing Older and Stronger: SAGE Turns 40

New Data Reveals PrEP Use by State

By Jill Gleeson |
SAGE celebrates its 40th anniversary of serving and advocating for LGBTQ seniors.

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South Sudan's Quiet Victims of War: With HIV, Without Help

South Sudan's Quiet Victims of War: With HIV, Without Help

| By Sam Mednick | May 24
Tracing his fingers over his bald head, the 11-year-old boy shifts uncomfortably in his chair. "I'm scared," James Seferino says. "All I know is that if I don't take my pills I'll die."

Watch: Bill Gates Says Trump Asked Him the Difference Between HIV and HPV...Twice

Watch: Bill Gates Says Trump Asked Him the Difference Between HIV and HPV...Twice

| May 18
During a recent "Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation" meeting, Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates said that President Donald Trump asked him twice the difference between HIV and HVP during their March 2017 meetings.

FDA Names Drugmakers Accused of Blocking Cheaper Generics

FDA Names Drugmakers Accused of Blocking Cheaper Generics

| By Linda A. Johnson | May 18
U.S. drug regulators are publicizing information on brand-name drugmakers that use what government officials call "gaming tactics" to block cheaper copycat versions.

PEPFAR Reaches 14 Million People With HIV Treatment

PEPFAR Reaches 14 Million People With HIV Treatment

| May 17
New results released show that the program now supports over 14 million men, women, and children on HIV treatment - more than twice as many as only four and a half years ago.

Lawsuit Claims Man Suspected in Sex Trafficking Ring has HIV

Lawsuit Claims Man Suspected in Sex Trafficking Ring has HIV

| May 17
A Connecticut businessman charged in a sex trafficking ring is facing a lawsuit from alleged victims who say he knowingly engaged in unprotected sex for more than 40 years while infected with HIV.

California HIV Patients File Lawsuits Over Key HIV Drug

California HIV Patients File Lawsuits Over Key HIV Drug

| May 15
Two sets of California patients living with HIV filed a personal injury lawsuit and a separate class action lawsuit against Gilead Sciences Inc. seeking to hold the Bay Area drug maker accountable for actions around its failure to rectify a known defect.

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National HIV/AIDS Strategy

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MSM Blood Ban

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