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Neblett Fanfair, who will replace Demetre Daskalakis, has extensive experience in HIV and STI prevention and treatment.
However, experts say this tally is likely a substantial undercount.
Whether cases are going up or down depends on where you look and what you’re measuring.
HIV rates are down, PrEP use is up and the campaign #ShesWell shows promise, notes CDC director Jonathan Mermin.
DeSantis talks often of his handling of the COVID-19 pandemic even as the issue has largely disappeared from the public’s radar.
New data and campaigns show progress in the fight against HIV. However, substantial and widening disparities persist.
Rates of hepatitis C virus have been on the rise among pregnant women.
Significant funding cuts to the CDC, Ryan White AIDS Program, PEPFAR and other programs are on the table.
Over a quarter of participants said they had an unmet need for mental health services.
CDC reports a tenfold rise in congenital syphilis over a decade, part of an overall increase in STIs.
The two-shot vaccine is now recommended for people at risk even when an outbreak is not underway.
About 94% of white people who could benefit from PrEP have been prescribed it, but only 13% of Black and 24% of Latino people have been.
Black women face obstacles like lack of awareness about who would benefit from PrEP and medical professionals wary about prescribing it.
The federal agency recommends doxycycline after sex to reduce the risk of STIs among gay men and transgender women.
Many nursing homes will not begin inoculations until well into October or even November.
Shutdown could affect NIH, CDC, community health centers and HIV/AIDS programs, but Medicare and Medicaid payments won’t stop immediately.
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