Combined HIV prevention strategies work best for gay or straight couples

November 2014
HIV Treatment ALERTS!;Nov2014, p3
The article presents a mathematical analysis at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The study suggests that combining HIV prevention strategies, using antiretroviral therapy and the use of condoms, can offer the best long-term protection against HIV transmission in gay couples or heterosexual couples with one HIV-positive partner. The CDC also affirms the findings that anal sex greatly increases risks for HIV transmission compared with vaginal sex.


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