By Xiu Ying, Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - The government of the state of São Paulo is seeking volunteers to test a new drug preventing HIV infection, the cause of AIDS, using long-term injections as an alternative to the daily oral cocktail.

To date, the only approved method of preventing the virus from spreading is the scheduled use of a combination of tenofovir and emtricitabine tablets. This pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) has been available at SUS since 2018 and has proven effective in controlling the epidemic in different cities around the world.

However, Cabotegravir injections could be . . .

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