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Previously, pilots and air crew were grounded for 30 days after starting PrEP in case they had side effects. Now, they wait 14 days.
Until recently, service members living with HIV faced discharges and bans on commissioning and deployment.
The move follows a lawsuit filed in November to strike down the ban that keeps people with HIV from enlisting in military service.
Lambda Legal seeks an end to a “discriminatory” policy.
Celebrities shine bright among 2022 POZ HIV News headlines about PrEP, discrimination, crime laws, COVID, fake meds and more.
Lambda Legal, which filed the suit, argues the policy is “discriminatory” and disproportionately affects LGBTQ people and people of color.
Congress members seek a change to a federal defense policy.
Meanwhile, to avoid the draft, Russian men resort to breaking their own arms and legs or bribing doctors for fake HIV diagnoses.
Congress members write to Biden, pushing for the Department of Defense to allow people with HIV and hepatitis B to enlist in the military.
Those with undetectable HIV can deploy.
An updated Department of Defense policy also affects a recent federal lawsuit filed by a Latino military college student with HIV.
A Latino military college student whose HIV is undetectable sued to end policies “based on outdated science.”
Federal judge strikes down Pentagon policies that discharge and deny promotions to service members living with HIV.
A lawsuit alleges he tested HIV positive in 1995, but federal health care workers missed numerous chances to inform him.
The Department of Defense model of HIV care appears very successful, according to a recent study.
The Veterans Health Administration is the nation’s largest single provider of medical care to people with HIV.
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