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People who use drugs who are homeless good candidates for PrEP with appropriate support

The Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program more than doubled the number of PrEP prescriptions among people who use drugs who are experiencing homelessness compared to the previous year after adopting an innovative, low-threshold model of care. HIV outbreaks are happening among people who use drugs who homeless across the US, fuelled by the… Read More »

Reinfection after hepatitis C cure in people with HIV predicted by sexually transmitted infections

Screening for sexually transmitted infections in people coinfected with HIV and hepatitis C during or shortly after completing direct-acting antiviral treatment to cure hepatitis C may predict which patients are at higher risk of hepatitis C reinfection, a study carried out in San Diego reports. The study found that people who became reinfected after being… Read More »