HIV/AIDS is oftentimes a forgotten plague in the U.S., a disease of another continent, of another era. Yet the stories and statistics say otherwise; they say that HIV/AIDS is not abating, it is not a disease of yesterday. The CDC estimates that around 1.1 million adults and adolescents are living with HIV in the U.S., including those not yet diagnosed and those who have already progressed to AIDS.*
(Reuters Health) - New drug treatments have dramatically improved survival for people infected with HIV, but a new study finds that African Americans and less educated Americans have not seen the same gains as others, suggesting differences in access to available treatments. Read more: http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/10/10/us-hiv-death-rates-fall-idUSBRE8991MG20121010
India's Rejection of Abbott Patent on Kaletra AIDS Med may result in a boost for generic drug makers. Read More: http://www.pharmalot.com/2011/01/india-rejects-abbott-patent-on-kaletra-aids-med/
White House Office of National AIDS Policy unveils new National HIV/AIDS Strategy
Read More: www.whitehouse.gov/ONAP
White House Announces New National HIV/AIDS Communication Campaign
Every 9 1/2 minutes, someone in the U.S. is infected with HIV.
Read More: www.nineandahalfminutes.org
HOPWA (Housing Options for People with HIV/AIDS) is part of the Department of Housing & Urban Development.
Read More: http://www.hudhre.info/hopwa/index.cfm?do=viewHopwaHome
Information from the Federal government about HIV/AIDS prevention, testing, treatment, and research.
Read More: http://aids.gov
* Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2009), HIV/AIDS Surveillance Report 2007, (Vol. 19)