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  • Advocates: HIV prevention pill could save lives

    A pill to prevent HIV infection is already being given to some healthy people, but without government approval, it remains out of reach and too costly for many who need it.


  • Dr. Lisa Sterman holds up a Truvada pill at her office in San Francisco on May 10, 2012. The pill, already used to treat people with HIV, also helps prevent the virus from infecting healthy people. (Associated Press)

    Advocates: HIV prevention pill could save lives

    A pill to prevent HIV infection is already being given to some healthy people, but without government approval, it remains out of reach and too costly for many who need it.


  • AIDS fight enters new phase with prevention pill

    Condoms and other safe-sex practices have accomplished only so much. Now the 30-year battle against AIDS is on the verge of a radical new phase, with the government expected to endorse a once-a-day pill to prevent infection with the virus.


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