Does Undetectable Mean Uninfectious? The Challenge of Explaining HIV Study Results

“As the executive director and cofounder of Prevention Access Campaign, Bruce Richman focuses on getting the word out about the benefits of HIV treatment not only for people living with the virus but also for their sexual partners. In this Q&A with POZ magazine, he speaks about the challenges that researchers and the media face in communicating the recent groundbreaking results of the PARTNER study, as well as similar studies, accurately and meaningfully to the public about the negligible risk of transmission from someone with an undetectable viral load.”