Substantial Drop in HIV Testing among Key Groups during First Year of COVID-19, New CDC Data Reveals
June 28, 2022

New data showed a sharp drop in HIV tests administered in health care and non-health care settings from 2019 to 2020—primarily among persons disproportionately affected by HIV.

FDA Label Expansion Further Simplifies HIV Treatment with Cabotegravir/Rilpivirine
March 25, 2022

Persons with HIV now have the option to forego initiation of the long-acting injectable with oral formulations of the medications, according to a statement from Viiv Healthcare.

HIV-1 Infection More Virulent in Heterosexual Persons, According to New Study
March 25, 2022

New study suggests HIV-1 infection is more virulent when transmitted through heterosexual penile-vaginal intercourse than through anal intercourse between men who have sex with men due to transmission bottlenecks.

PrEP for HIV Prevention: A Guideline Update Topline
January 27, 2022

The CDC update recommends that clinicians advise all sexually active patients about PrEP and includes a new section on prescribing injectable bimonthly cabotegravir.

The End of the HIV Pandemic: Whatever Happened to 90-90-90 by 2020?
January 25, 2022

Get 90% of all HIV-infected persons diagnosed, get 90% of them on ART, and get 90% of those on ART “undetectable.” Are we there yet?

AAP Recommends Routine HIV Screening for all Adolescents Starting at Age 15
January 05, 2022

The AAP updated its guidance to recommend routine HIV screening at least once in all adolescents aged ≥15 years and at-risk youth be rescreened annually.

New Analysis Projects Older Ages and Rising Number of Patients with HIV by 2030
December 02, 2021

Nearly 25% of patients with HIV who use antiretroviral therapy will reach 65 years of age or older by 2030, researchers projected in a new analysis.

Black Women with HIV at Highest Risk for Premature Mortality a 21-year Study Finds
October 01, 2021

IDWeek 2021: Despite declining mortality rates among patients with HIV in the past 2 decades, a new study finds significant disparities in gender and race.

People Living with HIV Use Fewer Essential Clinical Services and Less Frequently During Pandemic
October 01, 2021

Viral-load monitoring rates decreased and clinic visits declined overall despite an increase in use of telehealth.

HIV Infection Linked to Elevated Risk for Sudden Cardiac Death in Veterans, New Study Shows
September 09, 2021

Patients with HIV had a 14% higher risk of sudden cardiac death than those without HIV, according to a large analysis of US veterans.