CDC joins consensus that Undetectable Equals Untransmittable

CDC Joins Consensus that U Equals U  

September 29, 2017
by Savas Abadsidis

On National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, the CDC released a history-making statement with updated language on viral suppression and transmission risk.

“That is a remarkable statement,” as Bruce Richman, executive director of the Prevention Access Campaign’s Undetectable=Untransmittable campaign tells us, “This is the moment we have been waiting for! The CDC agreed today there is ‘effectively no risk’ of sexually transmitting HIV when on treatment and undetectable. The overwhelming data clearly shows that taking our medication daily protects our health and our partners.“

Read more articles about the U=U Consensus Statement (released July 2016) at