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Why take PrEP?

The purpose of PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) is to help you avoid becoming infected with HIV. Since there are 50,000 new HIV infections each year in the United States and no cure or vaccine is available, prevention is key. When taken every day as directed, PrEP can provide a high level of protection against HIV. It is even more effective when it is combined with condoms and other prevention tools.

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