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CDC releases interim guidelines on PrEP

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The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released interim guidance for the use of antiretroviral medication as pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for high-risk gay and bisexual men who have sex with men (MSM) in the United States. The guidance was released in this week’s edition of Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR).

“For MSM whose behaviors place them at high risk for HIV infection and who do not use other effective prevention methods consistently, PrEP might reduce their risk for HIV infection” …