undetectable equals untransmittable. The campaign references people living with HIV who take daily meds and who have an undetectable level of the virus.
They are not infectious. They cannot pass the virus along to someone else. Zero risk. That’s worth repeating: zero risk. The campaign also impacts stigma around HIV.
We know that talking about an issue, bringing it to light, does lower shame and discrimination. U=U can also put an end to the HIV epidemic.
It breaks down barriers for more testing, brings care for those who aren’t receiving it, and creates an opportunity to get those who are HIV-positive onto meds.