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Doctors should give daily HIV prevention pill PrEP to healthy people at risk, says health panel

Doctors should offer a daily HIV prevention pill to healthy people who are at high risk of getting infected with the virus, an influential health care panel recommended Tuesday. Screening people for the HIV virus also is critical. One brand — a two-medication combo pill named Truvada — so far is approved for preventive use in the U. Also read: 26 children die due to Encephalitis outbreak in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur The task force said PrEP is only for people at high risk of infection. 1 million people are living with HIV in the U.

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