The face of AIDS in the United States, and in the Washington, D.C. area is increasingly female. And far too many of these women are in denial about their condition.
At the height of the AIDS epidemic, Whitman-Walker was a clinic scarred by death. Today, it’s reborn as a place that celebrates life and light.
WASHINGTON — Since the 1980s, gay and bisexual men have been barred from donating blood in the United States. The ban went into place in the early days of the AIDS epidemic, which hit the gay…
The District\’s HIV Prevention Campaign takes multiple forms to get across a message of protection, testing and treatment.
A 28-year-old Richmond man accused of knowingly transmitting
HIV to two women will be allowed to go home until his trial — with
Gay men have been banned from donating blood by the FDA since 1983, but their contributions could save up to 1.8 million lives.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is launching a new HIV awareness campaign at a public hospital in southeast Washington. The campaign urges people who have HIV to seek medical care,…
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Commonwealth University is leading a research effort to improve access to AIDS drugs. Officials say a $4.4 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates is giving the Richmond school…
Before AIDS got its name, it was a mystery disease killing mostly young, homosexual men in a horrible way — and no one knew why.
There will be a celebration Saturday morning in the streets of
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says nearly 19 million Americans come down with sexually transmitted infections each year. Roughly half are between the ages of 15 and 24.
There\’s a dire AIDS and HIV problem in D.C., but
the numbers for the
entire D.C.-Baltimore corridor are staggering.
Results from a recent trial in Thailand have renewed hope that a preventive HIV vaccine may be on the horizon.
Both Washington, D.C. and New York City have an extremely high prevalence of HIV infections, with 123,000 living with the virus. That\’s 56,000 more infections than in the entire country of Germany.
The Human Immunodeficiency Virus, known as HIV, has become one of the most notorious killers ever known to man. In \”Generation Positive,\” a week-long series, WTOP\’s Thomas Warren takes an in-depth look at the HIV epidemic in the U.S. and D.C.