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amfAR Announces First COVID-19 Research Grants

Close to $350,000 awarded in first grants from the amfAR Fund to Fight COVID-19.

New research shows that factors linked to structural racism put Latino communities at elevated risk for COVID-19.

Study Shows Latinos at High Risk for COVID-19

New research shows that factors linked to structural racism put Latino communities at elevated risk for COVID-19.


Joining the Fight Against COVID-19

While we remain firmly committed to curing HIV, amfAR is applying its experience and expertise to the fight against COVID-19.

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T. Ryan Greenawalt and Kevin McClatchy to Be Co-Chairs

Dedicated amfAR Trustees take the helm as Chairman Bill Roedy’s term on the Board comes to an end.

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amfAR’s Greg Millett Kicks Off AIDS 2020

Millett, amfAR VP and Director of Public Policy, delivered the opening plenary at this year’s virtual International AIDS Conference.

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Assessing the Impact of Covid-19 on Black Americans

New amfAR study finds that disproportionately black counties account for 52% and 58% of COVID-19 cases and deaths, respectively.


amfAR Stands with Black Lives Matter

Like the protests of today, the AIDS protests of the 1980s were the manifestation of collective anger and frustration at injustice and government inaction.


Other News and Features

Victory for AIDS Activists over Vaccine Trial Exclusion

After pressure from advocates, people with HIV are no longer barred from COVID-19 vaccine trial.

Coronavirus Home

We are constantly gathering new information to keep you up to date on the intersection between HIV and COVID-19. The hard-won lessons of HIV research are informing the race to find effective treatments and a vaccine for COVID-19.

AIDS 2020
International AIDS Conference Goes Virtual

amfAR was featured prominently at the world's largest meeting for the HIV field, which "convened" July 6-10.

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Intersections #8: HIV and COVID-19 – DNA Vaccine

amfAR-funded HIV researcher Dr. Dan Barouch of Harvard Medical School talks to amfAR’s Dr. Rowena Johnston about his team’s efforts to rapidly develop a safe and effective vaccine against the coronavirus.


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