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Preventing HIV Transmission: How Effective Is PrEP?

Pre-exposure prophylaxis (otherwise known as PrEP) is an HIV-prevention strategy that uses antiviral medication to lower the chances of contracting the virus. It involves taking a pill every day, getting regularly tested for HIV and STIs, taking pregnancy tests and being monitored for kidney function. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved PrEP in July 2012…