Health officials this week announced a cluster of cases of invasive meningococcal disease that sickened eight people in the LA area. Among those who fell ill, half were gay or bisexual, including the three who died. Two of the victims were HIV-positive.
Public health officials issued new vaccination guidelines Wednesday after a reported jump in the number of meningitis cases this year among gay men in Los Angeles.
Doctors at an AIDS conference in Boston Wednesday revealed that a baby girl born in Long Beach last April had her HIV status change without hours of her birth.
The advocacy group for the adult film industry has called for another moratorium on filming after an actor tested positive for HIV for the third time this year.
The first-ever global health awareness day, World AIDS Day, was first held in 1988.
A pair of adult film actors recently infected with the AIDS virus are calling on the porn industry to require all performers to use condoms.
Cameras in the Southern California adult entertainment industry will soon be rolling again following an HIV scare that forced an industry-wide shutdown.
A moratorium, imposed upon the adult-film production in Southern California in response to at least three performers being diagnosed with HIV, will be lifted Friday.
Another adult film star in Los Angeles has tested positive for HIV, an AIDS advocacy group confirmed Monday.
The California Senate approved a plan Monday that would require the state to hand out condoms at adult prisons, despite a ban on having sex behind bars.
A porn industry group has lifted a week-old moratorium on adult film production that was prompted by an HIV scare.
The adult film industry announced a moratorium on the making of porn films Wednesday after an actor tested positive for HIV.
The school district is taking part in a program to educate students as young as 12 years old on how to share their HIV and STD status via their cell phone.
Earvin “Magic” Johnson’s wife, Cookie, was more than excited by the recent news of a baby born with HIV apparently being cured in Mississippi.
Events, free HIV testing, panel discussions and seminars will mark the 24th annual World AIDS Day in LA County.