Here’s What Experts Want You To Know About HIV Right Now
#9. If someone has an undetectable viral load, they cannot pass HIV during sex.
Recently, the CDC announced that a person living with HIV who has reached undetectable status cannot transmit the virus to their sexual partners. “If you are on proper antiretroviral therapy and you are truly undetectable, you will not transmit the virus to your sexual partner because — the risk is so low it’s immeasurable,” Fauci says. The fact has inspired a major prevention campaign, U=U, which stands for “undetectable = untransmittable.”