• HIV prevention campaign takes many forms

    The District\’s HIV Prevention Campaign takes multiple forms to get across a message of protection, testing and treatment.

  • Judge lets man in HIV exposure case go home pending trial

    A 28-year-old Richmond man accused of knowingly transmitting
    HIV to two women will be allowed to go home until his trial — with

  • Push to allow gay men to be able to donate blood

    Gay men have been banned from donating blood by the FDA since 1983, but their contributions could save up to 1.8 million lives.

  • National HIV awareness campaign to launch in DC

    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, start taking medications and adhere to treatment. It’s called “HIV Treatment Works” and is meant to show how the disease…

  • VCU leads research to improve access to AIDS drugs

    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 and other research universities an opportunity to supply developing countries with affordable access to AIDS drugs. The collaboration, known as…

  • A look back over 30 years of AIDS

    Before AIDS got its name, it was a mystery disease killing mostly young, homosexual men in a horrible way — and no one knew why.

  • D.C. celebrates progress, prepares for future in city’s fight on HIV/AIDS

    There will be a celebration Saturday morning in the streets of

  • District teens educate peers on safe sex

    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.

  • Expert: D.C., Balto. need Africa-style ‘War on AIDS’

    There\’s a dire AIDS and HIV problem in D.C., but
    the numbers for the
    entire D.C.-Baltimore corridor are staggering.

  • Promising signs of a vaccine for HIV

    Results from a recent trial in Thailand have renewed hope that a preventive HIV vaccine may be on the horizon.

  • HIV/AIDS: The U.S. vs. Germany

    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.

  • Generation Positive – An in-depth look at the HIV epidemic

    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.