SPOTLIGHT: Why HIV positive persons under ARV do not transmit the virus

April 16, 2021
SPOTLIGHT: Why HIV positive persons under ARV do not transmit the virus
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People living with HIV do not have to transmit the virus as long as they adhere to medication as prescribed by their respective doctors. They can maintain a normal sex life without fear of transmission and above all, they have HIV-free children.

Dr. Robert Ndege, a researcher at our Chronic Diseases Clinic of Ifakara, explains why those living with the virus but adhering to medication as prescribed by their doctors cannot transmit it.

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