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A man wears a mask while walking in the street in Wuhan, Hubei province, China.

People in China are scrambling to get HIV medication after authorities said it could be used to treat the deadly coronavirus

There isn't a definitive medication to prevent or treat the Wuhan coronavirus yet, but many health authorities are saying HIV medication could help.
Jonathan Van Ness is "Queer Eye"'s grooming expert.

Jonathan Van Ness wants people to know living with HIV is manageable ‘in the way that diabetes is’

Speaking to Insider, the "Queer Eye" star said many people are surprised that "it's a chronic illness and that it's not a terminal one."

Ex-Maryland police officer has been charged with raping and attempting to transmit HIV to a woman he pulled over

A Maryland Grand Jury has indicted former police officer Martique Vanderpool on charges that he raped and attempted to expose a woman with HIV.
James Bushe fought to overturn a discriminatory barrier which stopped people with HIV from obtaining a pilot's license.

A pilot made history by becoming the first HIV positive person to fly a commercial plane after challenging a discriminatory ban

James Bushe has since gone through demanding training required to get a commercial license and landed a pilot job with Scottish carrier Loganair.

Facebook reverses course after backlash, deciding to remove ads about a HIV-prevention drug that were called ‘factually inaccurate’ and a ...

Although Facebook initially resisted removing the ads earlier this month, it changed course after independent fact checkers found the ads misleading.
Truvada PrEP, an HIV prevention drug, being packaged in a pharmacy.

Facebook ads are misleading people about the effects of a major HIV prevention drug, putting ‘real people’s lives in imminent danger,̵...

Law firms targeting gay and bisexual men who take Truvada are spreading potentially dangerous misinformation, a group of LGBTQ advocates says.

Singapore saw 275 new cases of HIV this year – and almost 50% were already in the late stage when detected

The majority - 55% - were detected by HIV tests done in the course of medical care.

A new plan to eradicate HIV and AIDS in Singapore by 2030 suggests including HIV testing in regular health screenings

Over 500,000 people in Singapore are at risk of contracting HIV, and the majority are men.
"Queer Eye" star Jonathan Van Ness called out rapper Cardi B for her "hurtful" comments about AIDS.

‘Queer Eye’ star Jonathan Van Ness called out Cardi B for her comments about AIDS: ‘It was so troublesome and problematic for you to...

The rapper came under fire last month for telling a news show, "I hope your f------ mom catch AIDS."

Frank Ocean is being criticized for selling an HIV prevention themed t-shirt tied to an exclusive party he hosted

Ocean used the name of an HIV prevention regimen to front a new club night called PrEP+ in New York City and a design for new t-shirts.