The Fight over the Pill to Prevent HIV

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Truvada is a daily medication recognized by the World Health Organization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other health agencies as greatly reducing the risk of contracting the HIV virus. But one AIDS organization warns of a “public health disaster in the making.” This week, the Los Angeles-based AIDS Healthcare Foundation will be taking out advertisements asking, “What if you’re wrong about PrEP?” That’s another name for a type of drug called Truvada.