Video: Three PrEP Myths Busted
PrEP, short for pre-exposure prophylaxis, is a relatively new HIV prevention strategy in which an HIV-negative person takes a daily pill to reduce the risk for HIV infection.
PrEP has made headlines recently—and the messages haven’t always been clear. Watch this video to get the facts about how PrEP works and see three PrEP myths busted.
Florie Charles, a PhD candidate at the University of California, San Francisco, launched Youreka Science with the goal of making science more accessible to the public. Florie has recently been joined by Alex Olson in her endeavor to explain novel scientific findings and global health issues to improve health and raise awareness of the importance of biomedical research.
Have more questions about PrEP? Start here for basic PrEP facts and key terms, and check out BETA’s “virtual library” on PrEP. Stay tuned as we bring you more personal stories, articles, and other PrEP resources all month long!