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One Woman Predicted the Impact of HIV and Coronavirus–What Does She Predict Next?

May 5th, 2020

Laurie Garrett is an expert in contagious diseases, and predicted a similarly deadly disease that halted humanity in her 1994 bestseller The Coming Plague. This was around the time that Laurie started being in high demand, after she predicted and reported on the impact of HIV and won a Pulitzer for her reported work on Ebola in 1996. What else has she predicted? For one, she doesn’t think the impacts of the virus are going to end any time soon. Laurie predicts at least 36 months before anything begins to slow down. “I’m quite certain that this is going to go in waves,” she added. “It... Read More

There’s A Pill to Reduce The Risk of Contracting HIV

May 3rd, 2018

Did you know there is a drug available in the U.S. designed to prevent HIV infection? PrEP, or Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis, is anti-HIV medication to keep HIV negative people from becoming infected. PrEP is approved by the FDA and studies have shown that PrEP reduces the risk of getting HIV by more than 90% when used consistently. Over one million Americans have HIV, according to the CDC, and African Americans are more likely to be impacted by HIV than any other group in America.  Seventy-five percent of the new HIV cases diagnosed in 2016 were African American men aged 13-34. Of the 500,000 African... Read More