Insurance Will Soon Cover HIV Prevention, But Many People Who Need it Still Won't Have Access
When Corey Walsh began using the drug Truvada, the pills were free but the quarterly lab tests and doctors' visits cost almost $400.
Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News
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The Anti-HIV Drug PrEP May Be Getting Unfairly Blamed for STDs
The data shows that the opposite could be true.
Out-Of-Pocket Costs for PrEP Put the HIV Prevention Drug Out Of Reach For Many
It’s getting increasingly difficult for patients to afford Truvada, also known as pre-exposure prophylaxis, because of the drug’s high price and insurance company efforts to restrict patients' use of coupons.
Shefali Luthra and Anna Gorman, Kaiser Health News
Updated HIV Laws May Only Protect the Privileged
Lawyers warn that oversimplification of cutting-edge HIV science could backfire for the most vulnerable patients.
Meet the Man Helping Patients Bring Cheap HIV-Preventing Drugs to Canada
The Calgary nurse got the idea from 'Dallas Buyers Club.'
The Drugs Meant to Prevent HIV Could Be Leading Gay Men to Have Riskier Sex
Condomless sex—and the risk of spreading other STIs—appears to be on the rise.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
Trumpcare Could Drag Us Back to When HIV Meant Death
Their proposed budget includes a $168 million reduction in funding for HIV prevention programs.
The FDA Has Approved Generic PrEP—but Access May Remain Difficult
Experts cited complicated factors, like patient and doctor awareness and the unique way the US HIV medication market functions, as reasons not to get your hopes up.
The HIV/AIDS Epidemic Is Still Alive and Well
Despite major scientific breakthroughs that help prevent the spread of HIV, 240 new cases occur every hour.
PrEP Access for Men of Color Is a Thornier Problem Than We Think
Too few are on the drug, and encouraging adoption is going to involve more than awareness campaigns.
Why Nobody's Funding the HIV-Prevention Strategy Ten Times More Effective than PrEP
TasP—or Treatment as Prevention—aims to promote awareness that it's incredibly difficult to get HIV from someone who's undetectable. But that idea is proving a hard pill to swallow
This Timeline of HIV/AIDS Drugs Shows How Far We’ve Come
But there's a lot more work to do if we want to finally win the war against HIV/AIDS.
Meredith Rutland Bauer