Science Speaks: A Pivotal World AIDS Day Brings News, Updates and Analysis at Home and Abroad
The first World AIDS Day following the announcement of a plan to end HIV as an epidemic in the United States, and before the 2020 goalpost for UNAIDS testing and treatment targets, saw news on both progress and challenges.
The IDSA/HIVMA global Science Speaks blog followed updates and analysis with coverage of:
- News from the American Society of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine on a small challenge with big ramifications for children living with HIV in Malawi;
- New and updated HIV testing guidelines from the World Health Organization;
- A roundup of World AIDS Day reflections, including a STAT First Opinion piece by HIVMA Chair Judith Feinberg, M.D., FIDSA on her View from West Virginia;
- A Vital Signs report indicating stalled testing, treatment and prevention access across the United States.