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Top 10 HIV and Hepatitis Stories of 2016


Simplification and optimization of antiretroviral therapy for HIV, wider use of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), a growing appreciation that people with undetectable viral load do not transmit HIV, and an expanded armamentarium of treatments for hepatitis C were among the top HIV and viral hepatitis headlines this year. Here's a look back at some of our biggest news from 2016.

1. HIV Undetectable = Uninfectious

2. Quicker, Simpler, and Better Antiretroviral Therapy

3. Renewed Focus on HIV Vaccines and Antibodies

4. PrEP Use Widens, But Disparities Remain

5. HIV Prevention for Women

6. HIV Incidence Falls, But Not for Young Black Gay Men

7. Tenofovir Alafenamide Approved for Hepatitis B

8. More Treatment Options for More Types of HCV

9. Primary Care Providers Can Treat Hepatitis C

10. Not Enough Syringe Programs for People Who Inject Drugs