Thursday, August 21, 2008

Hope for PrEP to prevent HIV infection

by Boeb Roehr, via the Bay Area Reporter

PrEP, shorthand for pre-exposure prophylaxis, is the next great hope for HIV prevention. Given recent failures of vaccine and microbicide trials, participants at the XVII International AIDS Conference in Mexico City were eager to give PrEP a whirl.


"I really believe it will work. If it is as effective as we think it is going to be, it should revolutionize the way that HIV prevention dollars are spent." - Dr. Tom Coates

Read the whole article here.

Read more PrEP items on the IRMA blog here.

Read more about PrEP on PrEP Watch.

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