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Blog articles tagged with: infectious disease
Pre-exposure prophylaxis, also known as PrEP, is the use of antiviral medications to prevent HIV before someone is exposed. Scholar Rupa Patel, MD, offers an overview of PReP and related challenges, and three people share their stories learning about and obtaining the drug.
Dr. Stephen Redd, Director of the Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, discusses the CDC’s role in threat prevention, and highlights the impact of the Ebola outbreak.
Dr. Peter Hotez, global health expert and keynote for Global Health Week, weighs in on capturing and sustaining our ability to improve health outcomes around the world.