New HCV infection less common in MSM initiating PrEP

BOSTON — New incidences of hepatitis C virus infection among men who have sex with men, or MSM, who are actively using pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV prevention appeared to be less common than previously shown, according to data presented at The Liver Meeting 2019.“There have been a number of studies showing that once pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV became available, risk-taking associated with sexual transmission and previously associated with trying to reduce the risk of HIV transmission started to go down,” Jordan J. Feld, MD, MPH, FAASLD, from the University ofRead More

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