Topics that Interested Blog Readers Most in 2021

Content From: HIV.govPublished: December 29, 20213 min read


We Can Do This

As 2021 comes to an end, we looked back at the most-viewed blog posts published this year to get a sense of some of the themes that were of particular interest to readers. We published more than 263 posts in 2021 and the blog received over half a million pageviews. Below is a brief review of themes and particular posts that garnered reader interest this year.

Ending the HIV Epidemic Initiative

With its goal to end the HIV epidemic in the U.S. by 2030, the EHE initiative continues to be a topic of significant reader interest, including these 2021 posts:

More EHE information is available on’s pages about the initiative.


Readers continue to seek information about the ongoing and evolving COVID-19 pandemic and how it affects people with HIV, including these posts:’s page on the topic, Coronavirus (COVID-19) and People with HIV, was one of the 10 most viewed pages on the site in 2021. The page is updated frequently and features information resources about COVID-19 from agencies across the federal government for people with HIV and the health care providers and organizations who work with them.

40th Anniversary of AIDS

On June 5, 2021, our nation observed the 40th anniversary of the first five case reports of what would later become known as AIDS. We shared several blog posts about this anniversary that many readers viewed:

HIV Research Developments

As in previous years, advances in HIV research was a theme of great interest to readers. These were some of the most-visited posts:


Posts about funding opportunities and funding awards also piqued reader interest, including these:

Integrating Responses to the Syndemic

Readers’ interest in posts addressing the syndemic of HIV, viral hepatitis, STIs, and substance use disorder continued in 2021 with many views of these posts:

Other very well-read posts from 2021 included: 

Several of the posts listed above, and many others not listed here, were produced in collaboration with our partners at agencies across the U.S. government or were guest posts or cross-posts from them. We're grateful for their collaboration as we work together to widely share information about the federal response to HIV in support of stakeholders in communities across the nation.

Thanks for following the blog this year. We look forward to continuing to share information with you in 2022. Happy New Year!