Ahead of the International AIDS Conference next week, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the US has approved a new ‘wonder’ drug called Truvada, which will help to reduce new HIV infections among some of the most vulnerable people.
My body would stiffen and I’d look away as the tourniquet was tightened around my arm. If I was lucky they’d find a vein first time, and insert a needle. This remained in place for hours, while a cocktail of drugs flowed into my body.
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