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HIV Preexposure Prophylaxis, by Race and Ethnicity — United States, 2014–2016

From the CDC. Huang YA, Zhu W, Smith DK, Harris N, Hoover KW. HIV Preexposure Prophylaxis, by Race and Ethnicity — United States, 2014–2016. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2018;67:1147–1150. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15585/mmwr.mm6741a3 Preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP) with a daily, oral pill containing antiretroviral drugs is highly effective in preventing acquisition of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection (1–4). […]


Increase in hepatitis C infections linked to worsening opioid crisis

From HIV.gov. This is only a portion of the article. View the full article here. Spike in new infections could have devastating long-term consequences New research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggests that the recent steep increase in cases of acute hepatitis C virus infection is associated with increases in opioid […]


Knowledge of HIV Status is on the Rise

From HIV.gov. To read the blog in it’s entirety, click here: by Richard Wolitski, Director, OHAIDP & Nathan Fecik, Public Health Advisor, OHAIDP According to guidelines by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), we all should have been tested for HIV at least once in our lives. The National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS) includes, as one of its […]