Promise of HIV shield for sex workers

08 April 2015 - 02:34
By Katharine Child

Would sex workers take a single pill daily if it prevented HIV infection? This is what researchers at the Wits Reproductive Health and HIV Institute are trying to determine.Truvada, an anti-retroviral pill, is proven to stop people from contracting HIV if taken daily, and two studies showed it has 86% success rate if people only take it four times a week.

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