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What Does HIV Do to the Immune System?

The term “HIV” is often synonymously used with AIDS. However, it is important to understand the distinctions between these medical terms. Sadly, many people are quite unfamiliar with the symptoms of HIV, how HIV is transmitted, and the progression of HIV to AIDS. This lack of knowledge puts them at a high risk of HIV transmission. […]

What are the Side Effects of PrEP?

PrEP (also known as pre-exposure prophylaxis) is a medication regimen that can be extremely effective at preventing HIV transmission. This medication works by preventing the virus from reproducing within the body. Many people who are considering taking this medication wonder: what are the side effects of PrEP? Sadly, the fear of side effects from PrEP […]

Is There an HIV Vaccine?

There are currently millions of people around the world living with HIV. Thankfully, the number of new cases has been dropping by about 7% per year since 2013. There have been numerous scientific breakthroughs and research conducted over this time – and many wonder if there is an HIV vaccine available to stop this disease. Source Vaccines […]

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