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Study Finds HIV+ Gay Men With Undetectable Viral Load Will Not Transmit Virus

As a HIV-positive man, 32-year-old Brent is familiar with the stigma surrounding the perceived risks of transmission with sexual partners who do not have the virus.

He has been HIV positive for seven years and took part in a significant Australian-led study analysing the transmission risk among homosexual couples with differing HIV status.

In what has been described as “life-changing news” for gay male couples where one partner is HIV positive, the study found the virus was not transmitted to their partners, if they took daily anti-viral medication that made the viral load undetectable.

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