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CA PrEP Program Delayed

CA PrEP Program Delayed

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Feb 25
Problems with California's AIDS Drug Assistance Program are leading to the delayed launch of a program that would help people statewide get access to PrEP.

Long-Acting PrEP Injectable Begins First Trial

Long-Acting PrEP Injectable Begins First Trial

By Brittany Ferrendi | Jan 2
A new trial begins, with hopes of making HIV prevention more practical to the public.

AHF Doctor Discusses PrEP Support

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Oct 16
A doctor who works for AIDS Healthcare Foundation, the Los Angeles-based nonprofit that's railed against PrEP, discussed his support for the prevention method during a visit to San Francisco.

PrEP Use Rising Fast, But Racial Disparities Remain

By Liz Highleyman | Jul 10
More than 49,000 people have filled prescriptions for PrEP at retail pharmacies in the United States, but use is still low among black and Hispanic/Latino men who have the highest rates of new HIV infections, according to a study.

New Studies Look at PrEP for Trans People

By Liz Highleyman | May 7
The California HIV/AIDS Research Program has announced that it has funded three new demonstration projects - including two in the Bay Area - to learn more about PrEP for transgender women and men.

In California, Startup Delivers PrEP to Your Door

By Liz Highleyman | Apr 16
California residents can now get PrEP delivered to their door via Nurx, a web-based app that also provides birth control.

PrEP Failure Case Shocks at Confab

By Liz Highleyman | Mar 5
PrEP dominated the news at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections last week in Boston, including the report of a rare failure to prevent HIV in a man taking daily Truvada.

Federal Budget Sustains HIV Funding, Requests More for PrEP

By Liz Highleyman | Feb 20
Funding for domestic HIV services saw a modest increase in President Barack Obama's proposed budget for fiscal year 2017 - including a $20 million allocation for a new PrEP pilot program. Critics want more.

1 in 4 Grindr Users Are on PrEP

By John Riley | Dec 7
One in four men who have sex with men and use the app Grindr for those purposes reports being on pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), a daily pill regimen that protects against contracting HIV, according to a recent survey.

1 in 4 Gay or Bisexual Men Should Be On PrEP, CDC Says

By John Riley | Nov 28
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Tuesday released a report that estimates about 1.2 million people in the United States should be on pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP.

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