Friday, July 15, 2011

Pills to prevent HIV

Pills found to be highly effective in preventing HIV transmission
Experts hail a pair of trials involving heterosexual couples in Africa as a breakthrough in AIDS prevention. The studies show that taking a pill containing one or two drugs each day can decrease transmission of HIV by as much as three-quarters.

The report above is from the LA Times. The report from the Guardian seems a little more realistic:
Daily pill can prevent HIV infection
Groundbreaking studies suggest tablets could help partners of people with HIV protect themselves – secretly, if necessary.

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