Two years ago, I had unprotected receptive anal sex with someone whose HIV status I don't know. I was tested at three weeks (with a fourth-generation test), and it was negative.
Q: I have been on PrEP for close to a year. A week ago, I sucked a person two times, they came in my mouth, and I swallowed twice. Now I'm super anxious, even though I'm on PrEP. What if I get infected?
HIV Vaccine Awareness Day 2019 falls on the cusp of a scientific breakthrough.
One of the persisting fears people may have when starting PrEP is wondering whether a risk remains of contracting HIV while on PrEP without using an additional barrier method.
Georgia HIV activist Shyronn Jones decries a recent statement from the Fulton County Sheriff's Office that it had stopped rapid HIV testing for inmates because the practice was "antiquated."
The director of the U.S. National Institutes of Health talks about a newly published expert article explaining that sexual transmission of HIV can't happen if a person is on fully effective treatment.
"PrEP must not be cast as the lone villain in the syphilis crisis, nor MSM engaging in chemsex cast as debauched vectors of transmission."
As part of comprehensive efforts to reduce the number of new HIV infections, some states are innovating to make HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) more accessible to individuals at high risk of HIV.
On Nov. 20, 2018, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force released a draft recommendation that could transform HIV-1 pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) scale-up in the United States.