Mon., October 31, 2011 5:00am
Georgia has the second-longest waiting list for a program that provides low-income AIDS patients with costly medications. But that list recently shrunk by nearly 300 people thanks to an infusion of $3 million from the federal government.
Wed., July 13, 2011 2:00pm
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta has found a drug with a 63 percent success rate in preventing the HIV virus among heterosexual couples.
Fri., June 3, 2011 2:22pm
The joint federal and state AIDS Drug Assistance Program has been inundated by new applications, but budget cuts amid a recession have steadily increased the waiting list.
Wed., May 18, 2011 1:41pm
Thirty years after the reports first described AIDS symptoms, the National Institutes of Health marked today as HIV Vaccine Awareness Day. Today celebrates the more than 35,000 volunteers who have furthered the development of a vaccine to slow and perhaps even cease new infections of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.
Wed., December 1, 2010 1:07pm
Today is World AIDS Day. Organizations and institutions across Georgia are holding events to raise awareness and promote HIV/AIDS testing throughout the week. Several organizations are also using today to rally for greater state funding.
Fri., November 26, 2010 10:05am
The group blames government policies and lack of education as some reasons Southern States are not making progress in the fight against AIDS.
Mon., November 15, 2010 2:31pm
State health officials have begun what they're calling a long overdue re-evaluation of their HIV/AIDS strategy after more than a decade of rising infection rates among gay men. Rates nationally have been going up in part because younger gay men have no memory of the AIDS crisis of the 1980's and because new drugs have extended the lives of the HIV positive. The state's Coastal Health District will hold a meeting on the strategy in Savannah on Monday.
Tue., April 6, 2010 12:48pm
Georgia has received more than $65 million in federal funds designed to hel
Thu., July 23, 2009 5:50pm
The South Has Among the Highest Overall Rates