More Americans should take the HIV prevention pill CDC says About 1.2 million people in the US are HIV positive and each year that number grows by about 40000. That's why the US governmentannounced today that itwants more people to take Truvada also known as pre-exposure prophylaxis or PrEP. When taken as prescribed Truvada reduces the sexual transmission of HIV by more than 90 percent; the pill can also help drug users by reducing transmission rates by more than 70 percent. Continue…
Many practical questions about how to get people to adhere to a daily pill and cost still remain.
PrEP is a daily pill that reduces the likelihood of contracting HIV. PrEP offers a new option to those at high risk—a tool in the HIV prevention toolbox that works with condoms, not as a replacement. #ASHAad #ispeaksexhealth #SayYesToPrEP #Mississippi
HIV prevention pill called a game changer, but cost still a barrier