prophylaxis

How are PEP and PrEP different?

PEP and PrEP are both experimental methods for preventing COVID-19 that involve taking medication. When you take measures to protect yourself against a disease, it is called prophylaxis. PrEP and PEP ...

What is pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP)?

PrEP or pre-exposure prophylaxis is a method for preventing a disease that involves taking medication.  When you take measures to protect yourself from getting a disease, it is called prophylaxis.  ...

What is post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP)? 

PEP or post-exposure prophylaxis is a method for preventing a disease that involves taking medication.  When you take measures to protect yourself from getting a disease, it is called prophylaxis.  ...