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  • 16th July 2012

    US: FDA approves Truvada for HIV prevention 4

    The FDA has approved Truvada for HIV protection

    10:17 PM — The US Food and Drug Administration has approved Truvada for use in HIV prevention. The drug has been approved for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis or PrEP, which is the use of antiretroviral drugs to decrease the likelihood of HIV infection in people with a high risk of contracting it.

  • 3rd July 2012

    US FDA approves at-home HIV test 10

    The first at-home HIV test has been approved for over-the-counter sale

    8:36 PM — The US Food and Drug Administration has approved a rapid, at-home HIV test for the first time. OraQuick, which will sold over-the-counter, is an oral swab test which gives a result in 20-40 minutes.

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