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POZ March 2019

POZ March 2019

In every issue, you’ll find the hottest topics of interest to our readers along with cutting-edge health information.

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POZ March 2019 cover U=U Undetectable = Untransmitable

Understanding Undetectable Equals Untransmittable

A growing global community builds a movement.

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Viral Load Does Not Equal Value

Ensuring health equity for all people living with HIV

Communicating Undetectable Equals Untransmittable

Be precise and empowering when sharing U=U

Editor’s Letter

Oriol R. Gutierrez

Somebody To Love

Our March issue is dedicated to the idea of Undetectable Equals Untransmittable, or U=U.

POZ Q + A

Treatment Is Prevention

Prevention Access Campaign builds a movement as Undetectable Equals Untransmittable goes global.

POZ Planet

Raniyah Copeland Black AIDS Institute

Get to Know Raniyah Copeland

Three questions for the new president and CEO of the Black AIDS Institute

Women’s Studies

March 10 marks National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. These reads offer related insights.

AIDS 2020 vs. HIV 2020

San Francisco and Mexico City host competing conferences.

Rent

Movies That Move Us

POZ readers listed HIV/AIDS-themed films that have strongly affected them.

Voices

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Stigma Over Science

HIV-negative writer Mathew Rodriguez penned an opinion piece about U=U titled “HIV-Negative Men Are Still Choosing Stigma Over Science.”

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POZ Awards 2018

POZ editors compiled the winners of the Third Annual POZ Awards.

Spotlight

www.uequalsu.org #uequalsu

Women and U=U

HIV-positive women step up to fill the U=U information gap via social media and beyond.

Everyday

Everyday — March 2019

Here are some important dates in AIDS history.

Care And Treatment

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How Lungs Can Go Up in Smoke Faster

Smoking is tied to faster lung function decline in people with HIV.

Trogarzo Can Beat Drug Resistance

Researchers gave the antibody treatment to those with multidrug-resistant HIV along with an optimized antiretroviral regimen.

Hep C Virus

Hep C’s Drag on Life Expectancy

Hepatitis C increases risk of death among people on HIV treatment.

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Early HIV Treatment Protects the Liver

This is according to the large randomized controlled START trial.

Research Notes

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Prevention: Pushing the Env

A new HIV vaccine prompts powerful antibody response in animals.

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Treatment: Fostemsavir

Fostemsavir offers HIV treatment hope to those with no other options.

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Cure: Reservoir

Experimental agent shrinks HIV reservoir, but fails to delay viral rebound.

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Concerns: Edited Embryos

Chinese scientist claims to have edited embryos to make children HIV resistant.

Heroes

Maria Wilberg

Call to Action

Mariah Wilberg promotes U=U via her state’s health agency.

Digital Edition

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