News and Features
View New and Updated HIV Drug Fact Sheets on AIDSinfo
AIDSinfo recently published a number of new and updated drug fact sheets. These include fact sheets for two new antiretroviral (ARV) medications recently approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), as well as new and updated investigational drug fact sheets.
New FDA-Approved ARV Drug Fact Sheets:
Visit infoSIDA to view the drug fact sheets in Spanish.
October 15 is National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in 2016, Hispanics/Latinos accounted for 26% of new diagnoses of HIV in the United States and 6 dependent areas. Stigma, language barriers, and limited access to health care are among the factors that contribute to the higher rates of HIV infection in Hispanic/Latino communities.
October 15 is National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day—a day to raise awareness and promote prevention and treatment of HIV in the Hispanic/Latino community. To learn more, visit the AIDSinfo National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day webpage [en español].
Recent HIV News from NIH
- September 19, 2018: NIH Funds Study to Prevent, Treat HIV Among Adolescents in Poor Countries
- September 20, 2018: NIH Launches Study to Test Combination Antibody Treatment for HIV Infection
- September 26, 2018: Combination HIV Antibody Infusions Safely Maintain Viral Suppression in Select Individuals