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25 February 2015

Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) 86% effective in reducing HIV among MSM

The use of antiretroviral treatment (ART) as a pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) has been shown to be 86 percent effective in preventing new HIV infections among men who have sex with men (MSM), and 96 percent effective with serodifferent couples, when the HIV positive partner is also on ART.

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