HIV

Philly AIDS Thrift awards grants to service organizations at a ceremony at William Way LGBT Community Center.
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Antionette Lee
February 07, 2020 - 8:24 am
One of Philadelphia's most popular thrift shops is known for more than secondhand, vintage items. On Thursday night, leaders of Philly AIDS Thrift gave away $300,000 to 26 local agencies fighting on the front lines against HIV and AIDS. Read more here.
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Judge's gavel
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Pat Loeb
December 01, 2019 - 4:30 am
As World AIDS Day is observed, a lawsuit recently filed on behalf of a Delaware County woman is a reminder of how much of a stigma remains for sufferers of the disease. Read more here.
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Pills.
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Lynne Adkins
November 05, 2019 - 4:00 am
A drug used to treat HIV may be the key to stopping another deadly virus. Read more here.
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Luis Molina, Khadyjah Neal, Ciji Carr, and Denise Martinez formed a team for the 33rd AIDS Walk Philly.
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Molly Daly
October 20, 2019 - 4:25 pm
Despite the ugly weather and a drop in corporate sponsorship, this year's AIDS Walk Philly outpaced the last
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Wizard and Witches Festival in Chestnut Hill.
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Holli Stephens
October 18, 2019 - 5:00 am
Now that we’ve neared the middle of the season, it’s time for the spooky and scary to make their debut. Witches and wizards from the Harry Potter canon take over Chestnut Hill once again, and Boo at the Zoo returns with a trick-or-treat safari — just don’t tell the Sanderson sisters.
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AIDS Walk Philly
Patrick Hagerty
Molly Daly
October 12, 2019 - 6:45 am
There's still time to sign up for next Sunday's 33rd annual AIDS Walk in Philadelphia, which raises funds and awareness for people living with HIV and AIDS. Read more here.
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Flashpoint
July 21, 2019 - 5:00 am
This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about the hottest headlines of the summer. From gun violence, to racist Facebook posts by Philadelphia Police, to state lawmakers undermining the power of the Philadelphia DA's office- there has...
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Researchers have successfully eliminated HIV from the DNA of infected mice, a promising step toward a cure for the nearly 37 million people living with the virus.
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July 03, 2019 - 7:58 am
By Scottie Andrew and Saeed Ahmed, CNN (CNN) -- Researchers have successfully eliminated HIV from the DNA of infected mice, a promising step toward a cure for the nearly 37 million people living with the virus. In a study published Tuesday in Nature Communications, researchers from Temple...
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ACT-UP demonstration outside of the Bellevue Hotel in Center City Philadelphia in 1991.
John J. Wilcox, Jr. Archives
Pat Loeb
June 24, 2019 - 6:15 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The real test of Stonewall came 12 years after the celebrated protests, with a setback so profound it threatened to wipe out, not just the gains of the gay community, but the community itself. In 1981, gay men in New York and San Francisco began suffering from unusual...
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June is AIDS Education Month and Philadelphia Fight has organized a number of events designed to prevent HIV and get folks tested as the nonprofit celebrates 25 years of this monthlong event.
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Cherri Gregg
June 10, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — June is AIDS Education Month and Philadelphia Fight has organized a number of events designed to prevent HIV and get folks tested as the nonprofit celebrates 25 years of this monthlong event. "People are not going in to get treatment, people still lack access to care...
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