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Gates Foundation Pledges $140 Million Towards HIV-Prevention Implant Research

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has recently pledged up to $140 million in an effort to help the biotech firm Intarcia Therapeutics develop an HIV prevention device, which is something that could absolutely make a big impact on dramatically reducing the spread of the terrible virus. It's a small pump-like device that gets implanted just under the skin to supply a continuos amount of an HIV-prevention drug, which is more effect than taking something like PrEP, mostly because you'll never have to worry about forgetting to take the medication because it does it for you! Learn more about it in the amazing video from Newsy below!  / For more, add us on Facebook!

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