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In Uganda, Nurse Accused of Spreading HIV

By Rodney Muhumuza | Sunday Apr 13, 2014
A nurse who tried to give an injection to a distraught child was accused of attempting to infect it with HIV when she accidentally pricked herself, then tried to administer the injection.

Confab Reveals Prevention Gains

By Liz Highleyman | Saturday Mar 15, 2014
Antiretroviral treatment as prevention, HIV cure research, and new treatments for hepatitis C were among the highlights discussed last week in Boston at the 21st Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections.

Ask Lambda Legal: HIV Disclosure

By EDGE | Monday Mar 3, 2014
I was online and reading about people getting prosecuted for having sex because they didn’t tell their partner they had HIV. What are the realities behind HIV status disclosure and the law?

Yale Study Identifies Barriers to Partner HIV Notification

By EDGE | Friday Feb 28, 2014
A new study by Yale researchers looks at factors that prevent partner HIV notification, by both MSM and the health department.

AIDS Activism Comes Alive in Sean Strub’s "Body Counts"

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Jan 23, 2014
Veteran AIDS activist and POZ Magazine founder Sean Strub releases his new memoir, "Body Counts," with a special reading at the New York Public Library.

Missouri Man Accused of Exposing 30 People to HIV

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Jan 21, 2014
Prosecutors have accused a former Missouri college student of knowingly exposing more than 30 sexual partners to HIV in four months -- as revealed by the man’s personal video collection of the encounters.

Once-Condemned Doctor Turns to Helping Haitians with HIV

By Jennifer Kay | Tuesday Dec 17, 2013
Arthur Fournier’s work with Haitians had mixed consequences, but he spent his life working to provide better health care.

Former University Student Accused of HIV Exposure

Wednesday Dec 4, 2013
A former South Dakota State University student is accused of intentionally exposing two other students to the virus that causes AIDS.

HOPE Act Allows HIV-Positive to Donate Organs

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Nov 19, 2013
AIDS service organizations are applauding the House of Representatives’ decision to allow people living with HIV to donate their organs to other people living with HIV.

China Plan to Ban HIV-Pos Bathers Criticized

Wednesday Oct 16, 2013
China’s Commerce Ministry has begun to backtrack on a proposal to ban HIV-infected people from the country’s public bathhouses after the plan was criticized by government health experts as unnecessary and discriminatory.