21 August 2017

How PrEP changed Matt’s life

The arrival of HIV/Aids in the 1980s had a devastating effect on gay communities around the world. Sexual intercourse was linked to the risk of contracting a deadly disease.

Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is a relatively new treatment in the fight against HIV. Research suggests that taking a daily pill can drastically reduce the chances of acquiring the disease – even if one chooses to not wear a condom.

We explore how this treatment has changed Matt’s attitudes to sex.

Producers: Alex Collins and Rob Brown

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