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Undetectable equals untransmittable. It's a short phrase that HIV researchers and prevention experts believe represents one of the biggest steps we've ever seen toward eradicating HIV.

The scientific consensus behind “U=U” means people living with HIV who respond to antiretroviral medication and achieve an "undetectable" status do not sexually transmit the virus.*  

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New Sculpture Documents Number Of Atlantans With HIV

Feb 21, 2017
Courtesy of Matthew Terrell

At the National Center for Civil and Human Rights, there’s a new addition to its grounds: an eight-foot tall pyramid. On two sides of the structure, a number – 30,190 as of last week – is prominently displayed. That’s the number of Atlantans who are HIV positive. The number will be updated every Friday by the artist behind the work, Matthew Terrell.

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Sep 29, 2016
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Aug 2, 2016
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Fulton County officials have unveiled dozens of new proposals as part of an “action plan” to ultimately end new transmissions of HIV and AIDS, including one that could butt up against a state law.

Closer Look: HIV Testing; Healthy Lunches; And More

Jun 27, 2016
This Thursday, June 26, 2008 file photo shows a developer solution vial, left, and test device, right, for an oral rapid HIV test at a medical center in the Bronx borough of New York.
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