A little pill, could one city’s AIDS epidemic be ending?
Those four letters stand for a daily medical regimen in which healthy individuals take a blue oval pill to lower their risk of becoming infected with HIV. The treatment, known as pre-exposure prophylaxis, has become so common in the Bay Area’s gay community that it’s frequently mentioned in social media profiles from Facebook to Scruff.
Since the first breakthrough research was published in the New England Journal of Medicine in 2010, the once-a-day dose of Truvada has consistently been shown to reduce the risk of HIV infection by as much as 90 percent. The results of the most recent study, which was published in September, were even more encouraging: Not one of the 600 people taking the drug became infected over two years.
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Michael Vara comment
Another case of create the problem and sell the solution only the joke is on the people because they have had the cure to this man made disease for a long long time but there is more money in keeping you sick or in this case,paying a gang for protection.