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Anti-HIV drugs prove highly effective in preventing transmission of virus

Publié par Clifford Armion le 13/05/2011

Thomas H. Maugh II

"In what is being hailed as a breakthrough in HIV prevention, a new study has shown that giving antiretroviral drugs to HIV-positive people can reduce transmission of the virus to partners by 96%, U.S. researchers said Thursday. "Though some uncontrolled studies of populations had previously suggested that treatment of patients with antiretroviral drugs could slow transmission of the virus, the results announced by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases represent the first large clinical trial to confirm those suggestions and they showed that the drugs are unexpectedly effective." Read on...
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"Anti-HIV drugs prove highly effective in preventing transmission of virus", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), mai 2011. Consulté le 15/10/2021. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/anti-hiv-drugs-prove-highly-effective-in-preventing-transmission-of-virus