A shot taken every 2 months could prevent HIV

A shot to prevent HIV has outperformed the prescription pill normally taken for the same purpose in a large clinical trial, The New York Times reported.

The injectable medication, taken once every two months, could provide an “appealing new option” for HIV prevention, as compared with pills that must be taken daily, Dr. Monica Gandhi, a researcher at the University of California, San Francisco, told the Times. 

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