- 3 charged with burglarizing Scott City bar (10/14/16)4
- Shooting injures two people in Cape early Tuesday (10/19/16)34
- Perry County: A great place to find home away from home (10/14/16)
- Tours provide a glimpse of Cape Girardeau's supposedly haunted past (10/17/16)1
- Cape Girardeau County: A great place to grab a bite (10/14/16)2
- 'I feel for them' (10/20/16)1
- 18-year-old killed in one-car crash Thursday morning (10/21/16)1
- Benton man accused of statutory rape, selling pot (10/20/16)1
- Three weeks and then what? (10/18/16)2
- Suspected attacker of Southeast student apprehended (10/19/16)5
CDC changes HIV drug treatment policy
The government recommended for the first time that rape victims and certain other people exposed to the AIDS virus be given drugs that can keep them from becoming infected.
THE OLD WAY
Previously, the government recommended such treatment only for health-care workers accidentally exposed on the job.
SLOW TO CHANGE
European countries and other nations adopted such guidelines years ago. The CDC says it did not have the scientific evidence until now.