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Author Archives: Emily Newman

51% reduction in San Francisco HIV infections since 2012

51% reduction in San Francisco HIV infections since 2012

, by Emily Newman

The number of HIV infections in San Francisco continues to decline, but disparities remain among people who are homeless, people who use drugs, African Americans and Latinos. Read More

How do we know if someone’s in HIV remission?

How do we know if someone’s in HIV remission?

, by Emily Newman

AIDS Clinical Trials Group Network is conducting new research to learn how to predict when people with HIV can control their viral loads without HIV medications. Find out how you can get involved. Read More

Mr. Safe Latino: My year after an HIV diagnosis

Mr. Safe Latino: My year after an HIV diagnosis

, by Emily Newman

After being diagnosed with HIV, Adrian was scared of how friends in his home country would react. Now, he’s on a mission to find meaning in his status, by giving back to his community and educating others. Read More

Men on PrEP & HIV-positive men are getting hepatitis C during sex—here’s why

Men on PrEP & HIV-positive men are getting hepatitis C during sex—here’s why

, by Emily Newman

The hepatitis C virus can live in rectal fluid and semen, which is why it can be transmitted during sex. Read More

Gay men living with HIV factor being ‘undetectable’ into decisions about sex

Gay men living with HIV factor being ‘undetectable’ into decisions about sex

, by Emily Newman

People who are undetectable do not transmit HIV to others. Do people know this, and are they acting on it? Read More