Someone said :
Ah thanks for that - a group that specialise in it would seem a better fit on initial view, great to get the historical context of it
According to the PrEP facts site:
"Truvada for PrEP provides 92%-99% reduction in HIV risk for HIV-negative individuals who take the pills every day as directed. If a daily dose is missed, the level of HIV protection may decrease. It only works if you take it. People who use PrEP correctly and consistently have higher levels of protection against HIV".
Don't buy that very very dangerous propaganda about a "vaccine" or "miracle pill".
One study can make a good newspaper article sales-day, but it is not "the truth"?
Look at http://www.queerty.com/is-truvada-as-effective-at-preventing-hiv- etc ...
No serious study would pretend to prevent such a complex sickness 100%. Read between the lines or it will damage people's being safe.
The study show it is 90 to 99% effective. And some shampoo tell you they can remove up to 99% of dundruff... but that's not for most people all the time!
So 90% means that every 10 time you have sex, you are likely to be infected!
And for those who get 99%, it still means they could be infected, but it also means there are only very very few people who will get that benefit, and probably because nature gave them another protection to help.
So the message to the youth should still be: protect yourself. Thomas I agree that condom is still needed, for all sex that is not with a long time person you can trust, for men and for women!