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Human Rights Campaign calls preventive treatment plan "a critically important tool that must be part of any and all efforts to end the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the United States" WASHINGTON, Oct.
In 2012 the HIV antiretroviral drug Truvada became the first and only medication approved by the FDA for HIV prevention.
U.S. health officials recently recommended that women and straight men that are at high risk for HIV should have access to Truvada, a pill that can reduce the risk of the HIV virus for people engaging in sexual intercourse.
The FDA recently approved Truvada, which decreases the risk of HIV invention in uninfected individuals who have a high risk of contracting HIV Infection or who are engaged in sexual activities with a partner who is HIV-infected.
"The FDA Decision to approve Truvada* by 19 votes against 3 in the prevention of HIV transmission on May 11 is irresponsible and against Global Public Health Interests," declares Doctor
A drug that has been shown to prevent HIV infection in a significant number of cases must be combined with behavioral approaches if the U.S. health care establishment is to succeed in reducing the spread of the virus.