Want to know more about the HIV prevention treatment known as pre-exposure prophylaxis or PrEP? Check out these infographics from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which answers initial questions like these:
What is PrEP?
How does PrEP work?
How effective is PrEP?
How do I get on PrEP?
How do I pay for PrEP?
Note: although the CDC reports “PrEP has been shown to reduce the risk of HIV infection in people who are at high risk by up to 92 percent,” a new study followed 600 gay men who took PrEP consistently for two and a half years and found that 100 percent remained HIV-negative throughout that time.
When you go to see your doctor, these are the kinds of questions you should ask:
Wanna share? These infographics can be printed and distributed in the form of a brochure. Get the download here.