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HIV Surveillance: Understanding the Numbers

HIV Surveillance: Understanding the Numbers

, by Manali Nekkanti

HIV/AIDS cases are tracked to help us understand how epidemics are changing—and how we can better address them. Start here for some basics about HIV/AIDS "surveillance." Read More

CDC Issues Further Interim Guidance for PrEP

CDC Issues Further Interim Guidance for PrEP

, by Reilly O'Neal

New interim guidance on PrEP for heterosexual adults highlights both the promise and the complexities of this new HIV prevention strategy. Read More

HIV Criminalization

HIV Criminalization

, by San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Ari Ezra Waldman (writer of BETA’s “Ask a Lawyer" column) dissects laws that punish HIV-positive people for having sex without disclosing their status—even when they’ve taken every precaution to prevent transmitting the virus. Read More

AIDS 2012 Recap: Testing and Linkage to Care in San Francisco

AIDS 2012 Recap: Testing and Linkage to Care in San Francisco

, by Reilly O'Neal

San Francisco—BETA’s hometown—was well represented at AIDS 2012! This recap highlights four studies on the city’s “testing and linkage to care” approach—and the health disparities they uncovered. Read More

Guest Opinion: Ernest Hopkins on HIV Among Young Black Gay and Bi Men

Guest Opinion: Ernest Hopkins on HIV Among Young Black Gay and Bi Men

, by San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Young gay and bi black men are getting HIV at three times the rate of their white counterparts. Ernest Hopkins, director of legislative affairs at San Francisco AIDS Foundation, weighs in on how to turn this trend around. Read More