Josh Robbins shares the latest HIV news and commentary weekly in this radio version of his online series, HIV Video Minute with Josh Robbins.
#HIVscoop: NASTAD joins HIV undetectable consensus statement
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#HIVscoop: Why is HIV Always A Punishment in Media?
Co-Discoverer of HIV, Gallo, is working on a human vaccine study
Gallo, who co-discovered HIV causing AIDS, is working on a new HIV vaccine study that is recruiting participants right now, wanting the first shot given by the end of the month. Gallo says it has taken 9 years to get to this point, but he thinks targeting the virus with a protein could help give other vaccines the "one-two punch" it needs to succeed. Quest Diagnostics is again sponsoring the AIDS Walk LA on 10/11.
Only Half of US Adults with HIV Are Taking Meds To Be Healthy
From the HIV Radio Minute with Josh Robbins: These numbers are insane-- less than half of the adults in US are taking antiretroviral medications to live well and remain healthy. Less than half!
Police Officer Tickets Woman Just Because She's HIV Positive
This is the HIV Radio Minute with Josh Robbins from http://imstilljosh.com. A Detroit woman was awarded $40,000 because the viral video that went public last year showing a police officer via dash cam admitting that he is only giving her a citation because she didn't immediately disclose she was living with HIV. And the NO/AIDS Walk 2015 presented by Quest Diagnostics is coming up soon!
Want A Helpful Sexually Transmitted Infection?
Researchers name a potentially helpful STI (sexually transmitted infection) for the body. Crazy, right? Listen to the full story in this week's HIV Radio Minute with Josh Robbins