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Human Rights Campaign Marks World AIDS Day

Human Rights Campaign Marks World AIDS Day

HIV/AIDS | Dec 1, 2021

HRC hosts a virtual event series to rewrite narrative around HIV/AIDS, announces new cohort of GENERATE Peer Facilitators.

Fauci Says COVID Diverted Resources From Fighting AIDS

Fauci Says COVID Diverted Resources From Fighting AIDS

HEALTH | By Edith M. Lederer | Dec 1, 2021

Dr. Anthony Fauci said the COVID-19 pandemic has diverted scientific and financial resources from the fight against AIDS.

Biden HIV/AIDS Strategy Calls Racism 'Public Health Threat'

Biden HIV/AIDS Strategy Calls Racism 'Public Health Threat'

HIV/AIDS | Dec 1, 2021

The Biden administration in its new HIV/AIDS strategy calls racism "a public health threat" that must be fully recognized as the world looks to end the epidemic.

Omicron Unravels Travel Industry's Plans for a Comeback

Omicron Unravels Travel Industry's Plans for a Comeback

HEALTH | By David Koenig, Yuri Kageyama | Dec 1, 2021

Countries throw up new barriers to travel in an effort to contain the omicron variant.

Meet Trans HIV Advocate Lailani Muniz

Meet Trans HIV Advocate Lailani Muniz

HIV/AIDS | By Kilian Melloy | Dec 1, 2021

Trans and HIV activist Lailani Muniz has been an advocate all her life, whether for the differently abled, the trans community, or those living with HIV. In this chat with EDGE, she explains what that means.

Advocates Call for HIV Outreach, Education in Latinx Community

Advocates Call for HIV Outreach, Education in Latinx Community

HIV/AIDS | By Kilian Melloy | Nov 30, 2021

Advocates continue striving to close gaps in HIV education and health resources in the Latinx community, but the COVID-19 pandemic has made their job all the more difficult.

CDC Says Ages 18 and Up Should Get COVID Booster Shot

CDC Says Ages 18 and Up Should Get COVID Booster Shot

HEALTH | Nov 30, 2021

The CDC broadened its recommendation for COVID-19 booster shots for all adults as the new omicron variant is identified in more countries.

WHO Warns That New Virus Variant Poses 'Very High' Risk

WHO Warns That New Virus Variant Poses 'Very High' Risk

HEALTH | By Jamey Keaten, Raf Casert, Mari Yamaguchi | Nov 30, 2021

WHO warned that the global risk from the omicron variant is "very high" based on early evidence, and could lead to surges with "severe consequences."

UNAIDS Warns of Millions of AIDS-Related Deaths

UNAIDS Warns of Millions of AIDS-Related Deaths

HIV/AIDS | Nov 29, 2021

UNAIDS warns of millions of AIDS-related deaths and continued devastation from pandemics if leaders don't address inequalities.

Wary, Weary World Slams Door Shut, Fearing Omicron Variant

Wary, Weary World Slams Door Shut, Fearing Omicron Variant

HEALTH | By Raf Casert, Mari Yamaguchi | Nov 29, 2021

Nations around the world sought Monday to keep the new omicron variant at bay with travel bans and further restrictions.

Biden Pushes Shots, Not More Restrictions as Omicron Variant Speeds

Biden Pushes Shots, Not More Restrictions as Omicron Variant Speeds

HEALTH | By Zeke Miller | Nov 29, 2021

President Joe Biden will urge Americans to get vaccinated and to receive a booster shot as he seeks to quell concerns Monday over the new COVID-19 variant omicron.

What We Know and Don't Know About New Omicron COVID Variant

What We Know and Don't Know About New Omicron COVID Variant

HEALTH | By Maria Cheng | Nov 28, 2021

South Africa's Health Minister Joe Phaahla said the omicron variant was linked to an "exponential rise" of cases in the last few days.

Netherlands, Australia Find Omicron Variant as Curbs Spread

Netherlands, Australia Find Omicron Variant as Curbs Spread

HEALTH | By Mike Corder, Geir Moulson | Nov 28, 2021

The Netherlands confirmed 13 cases of the new omicron variant of the coronavirus on Sunday and Australia found two as the countries half a world apart became the latest to detect it in travelers.

COVID Variant Spreads to More Countries as World on High Alert

COVID Variant Spreads to More Countries as World on High Alert

HEALTH | By Pan Pylas | Nov 28, 2021

The new potentially more contagious omicron variant of the coronavirus popped up in more European countries on Saturday, just days after being identified in South Africa.

6 Ways to Find Gratitude in Sobriety During the Holidays

6 Ways to Find Gratitude in Sobriety During the Holidays

SPONSORED CONTENT | Nov 27, 2021

Find gratitude and stay sober during the holidays with these simple strategies.

FDA: Merck COVID Pill Effective, Experts Will Review Safety

FDA: Merck COVID Pill Effective, Experts Will Review Safety

HEALTH | By Matthew Perrone | Nov 27, 2021

Federal health regulators say an experimental COVID-19 pill from Merck is effective against the virus.

High Alert: World Scurries to Contain New COVID Variant

High Alert: World Scurries to Contain New COVID Variant

HEALTH | By Mike Corder, Pan Pylas | Nov 27, 2021

New restrictions were being slapped on travel from countries in southern Africa by the hour as the world scurried Saturday to contain a new COVID variant.

Explainer: What is this New COVID Variant in South Africa?

Explainer: What is this New COVID Variant in South Africa?

HEALTH | By Maria Cheng | Nov 26, 2021

South African scientists have identified a new version of the coronavirus this week that they say is behind a recent spike in COVID-19 infections in Gauteng, the country's most populous province.

South African Scientists Detect New Virus Variant Amid Spike

South African Scientists Detect New Virus Variant Amid Spike

HEALTH | By Andrew Meldrum and Mogomotsi Magom | Nov 26, 2021

A new coronavirus variant has been detected in South Africa that scientists say is a concern because of its high number of mutations and rapid spread among young people in Gauteng, the country's most populous province,

World Takes Action as New Variant Emerges in Southern Africa

World Takes Action as New Variant Emerges in Southern Africa

HEALTH | By Raf Casert | Nov 26, 2021

A slew of nations moved to stop air travel from southern Africa on Friday, and stocks plunged in Asia and Europe in reaction to news of a new, potentially more transmissible COVID-19 variant.

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