What is U=U?

U=U stands for Undetectable=Untransmittable. It means that people living with HIV who take their medication daily as prescribed and have an undetectable viral load (<200 copies/mL) cannot pass HIV to their sexual partners with or without condoms and PrEP.

U=U Facts

Having a viral load less than 200 copies for 6 months means someone living with HIV is undetectable and cannot sexually transmit the virus.

People living with HIV who take medications daily as prescribed can achieve a suppressed viral load within 2-3 months.

Condoms are still important to prevent against other sexually transmitted infections.

Having a suppressed viral load is an essential part of staying healthy and preventing sexual transmission of HIV.

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