HIVer inmates won a civil suit against Alabama’s Limestone Correctional Facility on May 21, when their poor medical conditions were deemed cruel and unusual punishment.

First Daughter Barbara Bush interned in Botswana and Uganda this summer through Baylor College’s Pediatric AIDS Initiative, helping kids cope with HIV stigma.

On March 26, the FDA approved the $15 OraQuick Rapid HIV 1-2 test, which requires a saliva swab and a 20-minute wait for 99 percent accurate results.


On May 27, Aetna, the nation’s third-largest health insurer, dropped a class-action antitrust lawsuit against Abbott for quadrupling the price of its HIV-med Norvir.

The U.S. ended three decades of funding for the Global Health Council’s June conference, “Youth and Health: Generation on the Edge,” where most attendees rebuff abstinence-only education.

On May 20, the FDA barred gay men and intravenous-drug users from donating sperm because of the groups’ at-risk HIV reputations.