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October 29, 2014
Elton John AIDS Foundation Invests in MSM, LGBT Programs
The Elton John AIDS Foundation is joining PEPFAR and HRC to fund HIV programs focused on the U.S. LGBT population and South African men who have sex with men.
October 28, 2014
HIV Activists Lambast NY Governor on Ebola Quarantine
HIV advocates signed a letter to NY Governor Andrew Cuomo criticizing a quarantine of health care workers who had contact with Ebola patients in West Africa.
October 27, 2014
Over 1,000 Leaders Ask States to Update HIV Criminal Laws
Organizations and leaders sign the National Consensus Statement on the Criminalization of HIV in the United States, spearheaded by the Positive Justice Project.
October 24, 2014
GlaxoSmithKline Eyes an IPO for HIV-Focused ViiV Healthcare
Pharma giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) might plan an initial public offering (IPO) of a minority stake in ViiV Healthcare, which makes new HIV meds Tivicay and Triumeq.
October 23, 2014
Gay Dating Apps Hook Up With Health Officials to Fight HIV
Representatives of gay dating apps and websites met with health officials to launch a plan to fight HIV and reduce stigma using their platforms.
October 22, 2014
Human Rights Campaign Endorses PrEP, Urges Access to the Drug
LGBT advocacy group the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) has endorsed pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) as an HIV prevention strategy.
October 21, 2014
ViiV Program Announces New Grants to Fight HIV in the South
As part of its Positive Action Southern Initiative, ViiV Healthcare awards seven grants to groups fighting HIV in the South.
Advocates Criticize Plans to Restrict N.Y. Hepatitis C Drugs
Advocates argue that the proposed criteria are dangerous for people living with the deadly liver disease.
October 20, 2014
NMAC Partners With Gay App Scruff to Promote HIV Awareness
The new ad campaign will promote HIV education and PrEP on the gay social networking app. 
October 17, 2014
ACR Health Launches Syringe Exchange in Utica, N.Y.
The program will help stem the spread of HIV and hepatitis C among injection drug users in the region.
October 16, 2014
CDC Director Compares Ebola to AIDS. But How Similar Are They?
CDC director Tom Frieden says this about Ebola: "The only thing like this has been AIDS." In fact, the two viruses share similarities but also have big differences.
October 15, 2014
National Latino AIDS Awareness Day 2014
Wednesday, October 15, marks National Latino AIDS Awareness Day 2014 (NLAAD). This year’s theme is “Commit to Act” to end the HIV epidemic.
October 14, 2014
N.Y. Governor Cuomo Names Task Force to End AIDS Epidemic
They will implement a three-point plan to end the AIDS epidemic in the Empire State.
October 13, 2014
HIV in North Dakota Spikes Along With Oil Boom
As workers move to North Dakota for the growing oil industry, HIV cases are spiking along with the population.
October 10, 2014
Alabama Pastor Tells Church: I Have AIDS and Slept With Flock
A Baptist pastor in Montgomery, Alabama, confessed from the pulpit that he is living with AIDS and had committed adultery with female church members.
October 09, 2014
$175M for Mental Health Treatment to Help 22.5% of U.S. Adults
An estimated 51.2 million people in the U.S. had at least one mental disorder in the past year.
October 08, 2014
Charges Dropped in Nick Rhoades Iowa Criminalization Case
Prosecutors in Iowa have asked a judge to drop HIV criminalization charges against Nick Rhoades.
October 07, 2014
UCSF Offers PrEP Info Phone Line for U.S. Clinicians
Health care providers can call a new UCSF phone line to get expert advice about prescribing Truvada as PrEP to prevent HIV infection.
October 06, 2014
Iris House Clients Suppress HIV at 250% of National Average
Gender-specific programs at Iris House in New York City help clients suppress HIV at rates 250 percent of the national average.
October 03, 2014
NMAC Announces Recipients of Youth Scholar Program
The National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC) has selected this year’s Youth Scholars for its Youth Initiative to End HIV in America. Recipients kick off the program by attending the U.S. Conference on AIDS (USCA).
October 02, 2014
U.S. Conference on AIDS 2014 Kicks Off in San Diego
The United States Conference on AIDS (USCA2014) takes place October 2 to 5 in San Diego with a focus on Obamacare and HIV among Latinos.
October 01, 2014
African Doctor Treats Ebola With HIV Drug Epivir (Lamivudine)
A doctor caring for Ebola patients in rural Liberia says he is successfully treating them with the HIV med Epivir (lamivudine).
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