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Study: African Women at Highest Risk for HIV Don’t Use Prevention Drugs

Most young women who are at the highest risk of contracting the AIDS virus do not use drugs designed to prevent HIV infection, even when they're offered. That’s the conclusion of a new study that looked at so-called pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, in thousands of women in Africa. Among those who take PrEP every day, the risk of HIV infection is greatly reduced — up to 92 percent lower compared with those who do not use pre-exposure prophylaxsis. The strategy is also not nearly as...

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