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Brazil Offering No-Cost PrEP To Help Prevent HIV Among Young People

New York Times: Brazil Fights HIV Spike in Youths With Free Preventive Drug
“Seeking to stem a sharp rise in HIV cases among young people, Brazil began offering a drug this month that can prevent infection to those deemed at high risk of contagion. Brazil is the first country in Latin America, and among the first in the developing world, to adopt the drug, known as PrEP, short for pre-exposure prophylaxis, as an integral part of its preventive health care policy…” (Darlington, 12/12).

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