In 2021, readers were interested in the first mRNA vaccine trial for HIV, an increase in funding for an initiative to end HIV, and more.
Injectable treatments may start to replace daily pills.
New research by shows how one of the major scientific breakthroughs of recent years might be used to eliminate HIV infection.
Johnson & Johnson’s experimental HIV vaccine, which uses the same technology as its COVID-19 vaccine, was found to not be effective at preventing infection.
Biden is proposing a $46 million increase to the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Programs and $20 million for HUD’s Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS program. However, no increases were planned for hepatitis programs.
The researchers suggest that additional support may be needed to ensure continuous and potentially increased use of antiretroviral treatment and medication for opioid use disorders and subsequent viral suppression.