The latest international news, analysis and features on the HIV epidemic from Avert. Share your views and expertise with your peers in the comments box below the articles.
A US trial among 15 to 17 year-old men who have sex with men (MSM) suggests this group stands to benefit hugely should pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) be approved – and supported – for this age group.
Disturbing patterns of mistreatment, discrimination, violence and harassment, with knock-on impacts on health and HIV risk, have been revealed by the largest ever survey of transgender people living in the United States of America (USA).
As prescription opioid addiction continues to increase in the USA – researchers predict a rising epidemic of injecting-related diseases such as HIV and hepatitis.
As news hits that the USA is to open up its first safer injecting facility – where else in the world do they exist and why are they important for improving health outcomes?