CDC: More people could be protected from HIV with daily pill

November 24, 2015 9:49 PM

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CDC: More people could be protected from HIV with daily pill

The agency said 1.2 million people could benefit from lowering their risk of HIV infection.

ATLANTA, Nov. 24 (UPI) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced today it is mounting a large effort to increase awareness and use of pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, to help prevent high-risk individuals from contracting the human immunodeficiency virus.

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