The exciting news was announced last week that pre-exposure prophylaxis has been shown to work for heterosexual men and women as well as MSM. This is HUGE for HIV prevention.
Below is a selection of news items and press releases we have collected on the two studies that reported out last week. In the comments feel free to share your reactions to this news.
EurekAlert (Microbicide Trials Network): VOICE study will continue as it considers what action to take after results of 2 trials
Wall Street Journal: AIDS Drugs Can Prevent Infection, Studies Show
New Vision: Drugs prevent HIV infection up to 73%
Science Now: Anti-HIV Pills Show Powerful Effect Against AIDS
PlusNews: HIV/AIDS: More proof that PrEP works
New Scientist: One cheap pill protects healthy people from HIV
The Daily Nation: Daily dose of drug ‘lowers risk of HIV infection’
Fit Perez: New Pill Could Prevent HIV