New Guidelines for Preventing HIV

KCBS Radio: On-Demand
Tuesday, November 20th
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force is coming up with some new guidelines for anyone with a high risk of contracting HIV.

The panel is recommending that physicians offer their patients preventive medication with a combination of two drugs taken in a single pill.

To find out more, KCBS radio news anchors Jeff Bell and Patti Reising spoke with a man who was influential in the early days of the discovery of AIDS, Dr. Merv Silverman. He was former Director of the San Francisco Public Health Department and is now a Secretary of the Board of Trustees for amFar.