TRUVADA – Ending HIV Transmisions?
A drug called Truvada is the first the FDA approved means of preventing HIV infection. If an HIV-negative person takes the pill every day, they’re nearly 99% protected from contracting the virus. Controversy continues to surround the broad uptake of Truvada, but the landscape of safer sex and HIV-prevention changes fundamentally from this point forward, particularly within the gay male community, the population hardest hit by HIV in America. Its ultimate implications for the AIDs epidemic are profound. VICE explores the future of the Truvada and its revolutionary impact on ending HIV/AIDs.