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San Francisco Elected Official Scott Wiener Publicly Explains Decision to Take PrEP

San Francisco Elected Official Scott Wiener Publicly Explains Decision to Take PrEP

, by Emily Newman

Scott Wiener, a San Francisco Board of Supervisors member, "Comes out of the PrEP Closet" to share his experience taking an HIV-prevention drug. Read More

The Latest Infectious Disease Research: News from ICAAC 2014

The Latest Infectious Disease Research: News from ICAAC 2014

, by Liz Highleyman

An overview of key research - from new HIV medications to prevention and PrEP advances - presented at this year's Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. Read More

New Single-Tablet Regimen: FDA Approves Triumeq

New Single-Tablet Regimen: FDA Approves Triumeq

, by San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Triumeq is the newest single-tablet HIV treatment regimen headed to a pharmacy near you. What makes this new combo pill unique, and is it right for you? Read More

Fungus Linked to Opportunistic Infections Identified on Trees in Los Angeles Area

Fungus Linked to Opportunistic Infections Identified on Trees in Los Angeles Area

, by Emily Newman

The environmental source of the Cryptococcus gattii fungus, which has been causing meningitis in California since the 1980s, was identified during sampling taken for a 13-year old girl’s science fair project.
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AHF PrEP Ad Controversy: What Do the Numbers Mean?

AHF PrEP Ad Controversy: What Do the Numbers Mean?

, by Liz Highleyman

A new campaign from the AIDS Healthcare Foundation has sparked controversy about HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP). Read more about the campaign, the response from PrEP endorsers, and how to evaluate PrEP efficacy study data here. Read More