Recently in a study that is found that the Doctor suggested HIV prevention pill can actually help them by infected from the virus. The Doctor suggested these prevention pills to those people who are at high risk of getting infected. According to the new guidelines, it is aimed to prevent around 40,000 new HIV infections in the US per year. Regular checkup is also necessary and crucial for the people. The U.S Preventive Services Task Force asserted that regular check-up proves life-saving for the people. Everyone ages 15 to 65 also including pregnant or anyone should go for the regular screening.

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It is proved by a study that the people who are taking the healthy pills on the doctor suggestion on a regular basis are reducing their chances of being infected by HIV virus from a person who has HIV positive or also from injections or drugs. The approach is called PrEP, pre-exposure prophylaxis. The collaboration of two combo pill that is known as Truvada made by One Brand it is accepted to prevent HIV in the US. The Taskforce also claimed that PrEP is for those people who have high chances of being affected by the virus. It includes those people who have sex with an HIV-Positive sex partner without protection or injecting themselves with a common needle.

The guidelines to prevent HIV had been published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Along with them, many other medical groups requested to Truvada for preventing the Virus. Despite this only 17 per cent of the people who get benefits from the strong pills. According to a report that ensures that around 1.1 million people are suffering from the HIV virus in the US. According to the Trump administration that has set an aim to make the US HIV free in the next 10 years for sure.

 

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