HIV

Rebranded AIDS United Fund Looks to Harm Reduction’s Future

Syringe service programs (SSP) in the United States began as acts of civil disobedience by drug users in the early…

April 22, 2022

“A Recipe for an Epidemic”: How a New HIV Cluster Emerged In Tijuana

In 2019, the Mexican government cut all funding for civil society organizations, including those funded via the National Center for…

April 11, 2022

FDA Approves First Long-Lasting HIV PrEP Medication—But There’s a Catch

The FDA has approved the first injectable medication to protect against HIV transmission. Apretude is injected every other month, setting…

December 23, 2021

What’s Holding Back New York’s Efforts to End AIDS?

On December 1, World AIDS Day, a coalition of HIV/AIDS advocates is rallying in downtown New York City, calling for…

December 1, 2021

Austin, Indiana to Restart Syringe Access After Scott County Shutdown

On November 9, city council members in Austin, Indiana, voted to approve a syringe service program (SSP). The news, which…

November 15, 2021

WV Harm Reduction Workers Form Coalition Amid HIV, Syringe Crises

West Virginia harm reduction workers are launching a new statewide coalition. "Mountain State Harm Reduction" will provide overdose prevention and…

September 23, 2021

The Pandemic Is Bringing Us Closer to the First HIV Vaccine

Moderna will soon begin the first-ever human clinical trials for a messenger RNA-based HIV vaccine, utilizing the same technology as…

August 19, 2021

Global Harm Reduction Funding Crisis Is Worse Than Ever

Globally, 2019 saw 1.7 million new HIV infections, with 690,000 deaths from complications related to AIDS. There are now an…

May 24, 2021

Biden’s Likely “Drug Czar” Presided Over Destruction of WV Syringe Program

President Joe Biden is planning to announce Dr. Rahul Gupta as his pick for the director of the Office of…

March 17, 2021

As HIV Outbreak Grips WV, Electeds Move to Cripple Syringe Programs

At the same moment HIV cases linked to injection drug use are spiking dangerously in West Virginia, state lawmakers have…

March 8, 2021