Posts Tagged ‘HIV and AIDS’

Gay Man Contracts HIV While On Daily PrEP Drug

A 43-year-old gay man is believed to be the first person to contract HIV while on daily Truvada PrEP antiviral medication. PrEP stands for “pre-exposure prophylaxis.” One pill contains 2 antiviral drugs (tenofovir and emtricitabine) to prevent HIV infection in people who engage in high risk, unprotected sex. Ideally, men on PrEP prophylaxis therapy should…

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CDC: 50% of Black Gay Men Are HIV Positive

50% of gay black men will get HIV in their lifetimes, says new CDC report — Justin Miller (@justinjm1) February 23, 2016 Last year, I told you that 1 out of every 3 black gay males in Atlanta was HIV positive. The CDC just released the latest statistics, and the numbers are worse.

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