‘Test Now, Stop HIV’: COVID-19 and the idealisation of quarantine as the ‘end of HIV’

  title={‘Test Now, Stop HIV’: COVID-19 and the idealisation of quarantine as the ‘end of HIV’},
  author={Chase Ledin and Benjamin Weil},
  journal={Culture, Health \& Sexuality},
  pages={1470 - 1484}
Abstract The emergence of COVID-19 precipitated varied responses from public health officials in London, England. In April 2020, clinicians at 56 Dean Street sexual health and advice clinic in central London described social isolation as ‘a unique window of opportunity’ to ‘break the chain’ in HIV transmission. This was followed by critical responses within HIV prevention circles. Drawing from these responses, this article examines the implications of the clinic’s ‘Test Now, Stop HIV’ campaign… 
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