Summary #346

End to Aids in sight as huge study finds drugs stop HIV transmission

theguardian.com
  • The study provides indisputable proof that HIV+ gay men on suppressive antiretroviral therapy have zero risks of transferring the virus.
  • In ~1,000 male couples across Europe, with one partner receiving treatment, there were no cases of infecting an HIV-negative partner during sex without a condom.
  • Scientists say the message needs to be spread, and all HIV+ people need access to care.
  • In 2017 there were almost 40 million people with HIV around the world, with 21.7 million on antiretroviral treatment.

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