Australia On Path To Nearly Eliminate HIV Transmission By 2030 But Prevention Efforts Must Remain Strong, Experts Say
New York Times: How Australia Could Almost Eradicate HIV Transmissions
“It took universal health care, political will, and a health campaign designed to terrify the public, but nearly four decades into the HIV crisis, Australian researchers say the country is on a path toward making transmissions of the virus vanishingly rare. The fight is not yet won, the experts caution, and the last stretch of disease eradication efforts is often the toughest. … The most recent advance in Australia’s battle against the virus, which is seen as a model around the world, is the rapid adoption of a drug regimen known as PrEP…” (Albeck-Ripka, 7/10).