• Opinion: Congress: Fund PrEP to end the HIV epidemic

    11 days ago - By STAT

    As the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies considers this week what programs to fund in the 2023 budget , many public health concerns will demand their attention. One funding decision that would aim to end HIV - and that goal can be achieved - would also provide long-term benefits for the entire health care system.
    HIV continues to infect thousands of Americans each year, many of them gay men , even though an effective prevention tool known as pre-exposure prophylaxis is available. PrEP, which lowers the risk of contracting...
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