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Since the beginning of the AIDS epidemic in the US, there have been an estimated 700,000+ deaths. A little over a year into COVID? 600,000.
As Bob Leahy faces open-heart surgery, he wonders how elders in the HIV movement are best served and whether they even need HIV services.
The benefits of HIV services “are far larger” than the risks of more COVID-19 transmissions, says UNAIDS and WHO analysis.
People pay tribute to Joseph Sonnabend, MD, “the first AIDS doctor,” on social media following his death.
Coronavirus killed more Americans in the past year than any cause of death in 2019, other than heart disease and cancer.
For many of us in the HIV community, we have learned to live with loss. In this current pandemic, what lessons can we share?
Between 2010 and 2017, the HIV-related death rate fell by half.
But American Indians and Alaska Natives saw the sharpest increase in deaths involving methamphetamines. Here’s a possible solution.
Estimates show that more than 300,000 people died of COVID-19 in 2020.
COVID-19 has overwhelmed morgues, funeral homes and religious leaders, required ingenuity and even changed the rituals of honoring the dead.
At least 2,900 health workers have died since the pandemic began. Many were minorities with the highest levels of patient contact.
Timothy Ray Brown was the first man to be cured of HIV. Following his death, he received an outpouring of appreciation on social media.
About 70% of employees who contracted the coronavirus in these work settings were Hispanic.
Black patients are more likely to require hospitalization, while Asian patients are at greater risk of dying in the hospital.
Disruptions in prevention and treatment services due to the pandemic could cause a substantial increase in deaths in poorer nations.
“What happened to Holly Barlow-Austin was not an isolated incident,” claims the Texas lawsuit against a for-profit jail.
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