Harris wants both public and private insurers to cover Truvada for PrEP without a co-pay. She also proposes grants to help the uninsured.
The congresswoman asked why the HIV prevention drug costs nearly $2,000 in the U.S. but only $8 in Australia.
A generic form of the HIV prevention drug from Teva Pharmaceuticals will come earlier than anticipated — but activists are calling for greater access.
The call for action comes because the government developed the use of Truvada as PrEP but Gilead Sciences is making all the money from it.
The Pennsylvania lawmaker said the LGBTQ community must not allow shame to sully the HIV preventative.
The U.S. government, which developed and patented the use of Truvada for PrEP, got nothing.
He had been on an on-demand PrEP strategy for over five years, but was later diagnosed in December.