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Liz is Science Editor for Cancer Health, POZ, Hep and Real Health. She has been a health journalist and medical editor for more than 20 years, covering HIV, viral hepatitis, cancer and other health issues.
The CDC recommends that everyone ages 13 to 64 get a routine HIV test at least once.
We got COVID-19 vaccines in record time. Why are HIV vaccines taking so long?
If left untreated, hepatitis B and C can lead to cirrhosis and liver cancer.
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Monthly islatravir pills are just one of the long-acting options in the HIV prevention pipeline.
Lenacapavir shows promise for long-acting HIV treatment and prevention.
An Argentine woman appears to be free of HIV long after stopping treatment.
An HIV clinic saw a 31% lower likelihood of viral suppression after transitioning to telehealth due to COVID-19.
Natural immunity and vaccine responses may be weaker in people with immune suppression, so they should get their second dose promptly.
The São Paulo Patient is no longer HIV-free after more than 15 months off treatment, but was it a relapse or reinfection?
Increased HCV testing and treatment for both HIV-positive and HIV-negative gay and bi men could help eliminate hep C.
COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths continue to drop in the United States, but a global pandemic cannot be defeated in one country.
The protein vaccine was 96% effective against the original SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, but less so against new variants.
A single dose of the HIV capsid inhibitor reduced viral load in highly treatment-experienced people.
At the current pace, only about 20% of the world’s population will be vaccinated by the end of 2021.
People living with both viruses remain at risk for hepatocellular carcinoma despite antiviral therapy.
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