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World AIDS Day: Making Strides Toward an AIDS-Free Generation

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Cross-posted from HHS Blog

On the first World AIDS Day in 1988, people living with HIV/AIDS faced an uncertain future. On average, those with AIDS lived only 19 to 30 months after their diagnosis. They had very few treatment options. And in the United…

10 Tips for World AIDS Day 2015: The Time to Act Is Now

New Media | December 1, 2015 Read the full post
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Today, AIDS.gov offers 10 tips to support your involvement in World AIDS Day 2015. We hope these images provide you with resources and ideas that inspire you to act. Be a part of the global commitment to end HIV. Check out…

World AIDS Day 2015: We Are Better Equipped Than Ever to Fight HIV

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December 1 marks World AIDS Day, and even though we’ve been fighting HIV and AIDS for more than 30 years, it’s fitting that this year’s theme is “The Time to Act is Now.” The U.S. Department of Health and Human…

U.S. PEPFAR Teams-up with Digital Influencers in Campaign to Support Treatment Expansion to Stop HIV/AIDS

Global | November 30, 2015 Read the full post
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Cross-posted from Office of the UN Secretary-General's Special Envoy

“Treatment For All” campaign aims to use the power of social media for global change. On November 30, 2015, the eve of World AIDS Day, Emmy Award-winning television host Ricki Lake, digital influencers Wesley Stromberg, Sammy Wilkinson, Megan Nicole and…

NIH Statement on World AIDS Day 2015: Follow the Science to Fast-Track the End of AIDS

Research | November 30, 2015 Read the full post
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Cross-posted from NIAID News

When the first cases of what would become known as AIDS were reported in 1981, scientists and physicians did not know the cause and had no therapies to treat those who were infected. Times have changed and today physicians can…

The Stakes Could Not Be Higher

Global | November 27, 2015 Read the full post
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Cross-posted from Huffington Post

Editor’s Note: This blog post highlights the important work being done globally to combat the HIV/AIDS epidemic by the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS). Today, the Joint United Nations Programme…

We’re thankful for safe travelers

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As the nation reflects on the things for which we are thankful, the AIDS.gov team would like to express gratitude to all our readers for following this blog. We appreciate your support for our work, and we look forward to…

PrEP: A Powerful Prevention Tool

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Yesterday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released its 2015 HIV Vital Signs focusing on preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP). This Vital Signs includes two Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports (MMWR), one from CDC and one from New York State…