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AIDS drugs prevent sexual transmission of HIV in gay men

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LONDON - A European study of nearly 1,000 gay male couples who had sex without condoms – where one partner had HIV and was taking antiretroviral drugs to suppress it - has found the treatment can prevent sexual transmission of the virus.

Free daily HIV prevention pills will soon be available to private insurance holders


  • Patients with private health insurance will soon be able to get HIV prevention medication at no cost.
  • The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force gave PrEP a grade A recommendation, meaning insurers will now be obligated to cover the medication at no cost to their policyholders.

FDA approves an injection to boost women’s sex drive

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  • The FDA approved the sale of Vyleesi, an injection designed to heighten women’s sex drive.
  • The drug is the second medication of its kind to win FDA approval, following Sprout Pharmaceuticals’ Addyi pill.
  • Unlike Viagra, which directs blood flow to men’s genitals, Vyleesi works by activating pathways in the brain that are involved in the body’s sexual responses.

China extends tax exemption on domestic anti-HIV medicine

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BEIJING - China continued to exempt domestic anti-HIV medicine from value-added tax on production and distribution, an official statement said Wednesday.

China plan to offer free HIV treatment for expatraite

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Yunnan province considers offering free treatment to long-term residents. Southwest China's Yunnan province is considering providing free treatment to some foreign residents with HIV/AIDS, a top Chinese epidemiologist said.

Every citizen has the right to privacy, and those with HIV are no exception.

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IN A RECENT DISCUSSION on preventing epidemics, several members of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, the nation's top legislature, advised revising the law to require HIV carriers and patients to inform others of their condition in certain circumstances. 

Useful Resource

  • Shanghai Public Health Clinical Center | shaphc.org
  • Shanghai Municipal Center For Disease Control & Prevention | scdc.sh.cn
  • Shanghai Skin Disease and STD Hospital | shskin.com

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