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The Most Important About HIV: Everybody Should Know

#4. Combination antiretroviral therapy (ART) prevents the HIV virus from multiplying in the body

Combination antiretroviral therapy (ART) prevents the HIV virus from multiplying in the body

If the reproduction of the human immunodeficiency virus stops, then the body’s immune cells are able to live longer and provide the body with protection from infections. If the HIV positive partner in a couple is on ART, the likelihood of sexual transmission to the HIV-negative partner decreases dramatically by 96%. Source: aids.gov

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