UC San Diego Health Newsroom

Transgender persons are extremely vulnerable to HIV infection. By some estimates, transgender women are up to 50 times more likely to be infected with HIV compared with other adults. Efforts are needed to deliver effective prevention services to this population. Transgender persons of color have been particularly impacted by HIV. While previous PrEP demonstration projects have focused on men who have sex with men, data on PrEP use and implementation within the transgender community is scant. Read full article here