December 1, 2018
Currently, more than 10,000 people in France, almost exclusively homosexual, follow the preventive treatment against the virus AIDS, PrEP. This treatment is entitled and reimbursed 100% of social security since 2016.
According to the medication agency, ANSM 10.405 people have started preventive treatment against HIV between January 2016 and June 2018. In addition, it experiences a grown since 2016 with 500 new people per month.
PrEP's principle is simple enoughs seronegative takes the Truvada pills create a barrier to the virus. This medicine that cThere are two antiretrovirals, before it was administered only to HIV-positive people.
France is the second country after the United States in having authorized this preventive treatment against AIDS; and the first country, where social security fully supposes these costs. The PrEp is primarily aimed at people at risk: homosexuals or men who are involved in prostitution.
The detractors of this treatment what accuse favor some behavioral behaviors and to abandon the use of condoms.