U=U in South Africa

“We finally have enough credible scientific evidence from several strong studies to convince us beyond any reasonable doubt: effective treatment and viral load suppression prevent HIV transmission.”

“Globally, this concept has become known as ‘Undetectable equals untransmittable’ or U=U.”

“The South African health department has already followed the science and guidelines now advise regular HIV testing and allow people to start ART immediately to help people achieve U=U.”

Read more at BHEKISISA Centre for Health Journalism.