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New app to deliver HIV prevention meds without a doctor’s visit
The Mercury News

It would have been unthinkable three decades ago, when San Francisco was in the grip of the AIDS epidemic and the city’s gay community was living in terror of the mysterious, deadly virus. But now, preventing HIV may be as simple as pushing a few buttons on a smartphone.

That’s the goal of San Francisco startup Nurx. On Tuesday the company rolled out an online service that allows healthy people to order a three-month supply of HIV prevention drugs called PrEP delivered to their door within 24 hours — no visit to a doctor’s office required.

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