Why is Germany so low on PrEP and will HIV infections now rise?

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02/22/2024

BERLIN, Jan 26 (OPENLY) – A severe shortage of HIV prevention drugs in Germany has sparked fears of a spike in infections over coming months, with doctors urging government to step in and keep tens of thousands safe. Almost 90% of Germany’s doctor surgeries and pharmacies are affected by the shortages of PrEP pillsaccording to a survey by dagnä, an association of HIV specialists. The shortfall could drag on until April, prompting experts to suggest alternate solutions – be it lower dosage or new drug supplies – to keep people safe.

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