Short item Published on March 15, 2012

Does doubling the per-sex-act risk of HIV infection increase incidence?

One question repeatedly arises at meetings in which HIV risk and prevention are discussed: should health authorities be concerned by factors that increase the per-sex-act risk of HIV infection by 2-3 fold? The rationale by some health practitioners is that the risk of acquiring HIV infection is low, in the region of 0.04% and 1.7% Read More