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  1. We are People, Not Clusters!, Edwin J. Bernard et al., American Journal of Bioethics (2020)

    This editorial outlines concerns with molecular surveillance of HIV and connects them with the ongoing fight, originating decades ago, demanding that people living with HIV are no longer treated as threats to the public. Building on issues raised by schol ...

    admin - 9/28/2020 3:56pm

  2. HIV transmission networks among transgender women in Los Angeles County, CA, USA: a phylogenetic analysis of surveillance data, Manon Ragonnet-Cronin, et al., The Lancet (2019)

    The study’s authors trumpet the potential public health benefits of molecular data analysis but do not address concerns that molecular data analysis could be used without patients’ knowledge to target their communities or even individuals for increased cri ...

    admin - 1/10/2020 5:13pm

  3. Estimating Prevalence of Hepatitis C Virus Infection in the United States, 2013-2016, Megan Hofmeister et al., Hepatology (2018)

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    admin - 11/8/2019 5:34pm

  4. Biometrics and public health surveillance in criminalized and key populations: policy, ethics, and human rights considerations, Matthew M Kavanagh et al., Lancet HIV (2018)

    Public health surveillance presents ethical dilemmas for public health advocates and community advocates alike. The data collected through public health surveillance, such as population-level information on disease prevalence and population size, contribu ...

    admin - 10/27/2019 5:51pm

  5. Retention in HIV care during the 3 years following release from incarceration: a cohort study, Kelsey Loeliger et al., PLoS Medicine (2018)

    Retention in care for people living with HIV (PLHIV) post-incarceration remains a problem. In the state of Connecticut, fewer than half (41.5%) of PLHIV had sustained retention in care at three years post-release. This study included 1,904 PLHIV who were ...

    admin - 10/27/2019 5:41pm

  6. The global response and unmet actions for HIV and sex workers, Kate Shannon et al., Lancet (2018)

    This article is a follow up to the 2014 Lancet series on HIV and sex work in which the authors issued a call-to-action to address barriers to the health and safety of sex workers. This article lays out continuing barriers to progress, including the crimin ...

    admin - 11/24/2019 12:35pm

  7. Per-partner condom effectiveness against HIV for men who have sex with men, Wayne D. Johnson, et al., AIDS (2018)

    Men who have sex with men (“MSM”) have long been considered one of the populations at greatest risk for HIV infection; yet, few studies reporting on condom effectiveness in preventing transmission among this community have been conducted. Johnson et al. p ...

    admin - 10/27/2019 5:48pm

  8. The Effect of Female Sex on Hepatitis C Incidence Among People Who Inject Drugs: Results from the International Multicohort InC3 Collaborative Aryan Esmaeili et al, Clinical Infectious Diseases (2018)

    Women who inject drugs are at greater risk of acquiring hepatitis C (HCV) infection, independent of other factors such as risk behaviors or demographic characteristics. Researchers reviewed data from the InC3 Collaborative, which combines data from 10 dif ...

    admin - 7/21/2019 3:09pm

  9. The impact of criminalization of HIV non-disclosure on the healthcare engagement of women living with HIV in Canada: a comprehensive review of the evidence, Sophie Patterson et al., Journal of the International AIDS Society (2015)

    The criminalization of HIV non-disclosure may undermine public health goals for women living with HIV (WLWH) in Canada. The authors reviewed a total of 23 articles published between 1998 and 2015. Evidence suggests that criminalizing HIV non-disclosure ca ...

    admin - 11/24/2019 12:44pm

  10. A systematic review of risk of HIV transmission through biting or spitting: implications for policy, FV Cresswell et al, HIV Medicine (2018)

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    admin - 10/27/2019 6:05pm

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