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This is one of several lawsuits filed by advocates on behalf of inmates with the liver virus in U.S. prisons.
The 2018 discrimination lawsuit led Lambda Legal and the Black AIDS Institute to launch the “Cut the Stigma” campaign. [VIDEO]
At the center of the lawsuit is Teva Pharmaceutical, slated to sell a generic version of the HIV prevention pill PrEP next year.
Plaintiffs in Georgia, Michigan, Kansas and Missouri say new rules will leave less populous areas with fewer organs than urban regions.
Monsanto’s herbicide faces thousands of such claims.
Nearly 3,800 patients at the New Jersey surgery center may have been exposed, though the risk of infection is low.
The model, who does not have HIV, did not give permission to use the photo, and no disclaimer appeared in the 2013 campaign.
This Arkansas man’s HIV was undetectable during a consensual hookup, so why is he facing 30 years in prison?
The settlement ensures all affected state prisoners will be treated for the disease.
The public education campaign comes on the heels of an HIV discrimination lawsuit.
Legal experts claim the attack is “absurd.” But the Trump administration supports it.
More proof that filing treatment access lawsuits can pay off for people with HCV.
Jailed activist and journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal sued Pennsylvania prison officials in 2015, alleging neglect over his medical condition.
Medication for hepatitis C and sickle-cell anemia that would have helped the prisoner survive was allegedly repeatedly denied to him.
The nearly 3,000 people potentially exposed to the virus after eating at a seafood restaurant in the Bronx will split the settlement.
The case claims prison officials are knowingly denying HCV-positive inmates medical care, which may violate the U.S. Constitution.
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