Una Mullally: Anti-HIV drug must be made available

Ireland needs to get serious about PrEP to combat a surge in infection rates

In Ireland, new cases of HIV rose more than 25% between 2015 and 2016.

In Ireland, new cases of HIV rose more than 25% between 2015 and 2016.

For years, a vaccination against HIV has eluded scientists. There has been amazing progression made on treatment, however, with what was once seen as a death sentence now a manageable, lifelong illness where the viral load in a patient’s blood can be reduced to an undetectable level.

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