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First-ever injectable HIV prevention drug approved by FDA

(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first-ever long-acting injectable drug for HIV prevention. Until this week, the only FDA-licensed and approved medications for HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis, most commonly known as PrEP, were daily oral pills containing the HIV... Read More.

1st injectable, bimonthly HIV treatment approved in UK

(LONDON) -- The UK approved a new HIV treatment that requires an injection every other month, rather than the current routine of taking pills every day. The UK's National Institute for Health and Care Excellence estimated that around 13,000 people will now be eligible for... Read More.

HIV testing, treatment decreases during COVID-19 pandemic

By DR. TARUN JAIN, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- The COVID-19 pandemic may be leading to decreased HIV testing and care, according to several new studies discussed at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections, a medical conference held virtually this week.