Dr. Anthony S. Fauci Confirms Undetectable = Unmeasurable Risk = Uninfectious

At the International AIDS Society “Undetectable = Untransmittable” press conference, Dr Anthony Fauci, director of the US National Institute for Allergies and Infectious Diseases, said: “Scientists never like to use the word ‘Never’ of a possible risk.”

“But I think in this case we can say that the risk of transmission from an HIV-positive person who takes treatment and has an undetectable viral load may be so low as to be unmeasurable, and that’s equivalent to saying they are uninfectious.”

“It’s an unusual situation when the overwhelming evidence base in science allows us to be confident that what we are saying is fact.”

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