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HIV/AIDS

13 May 2011

Early drug therapy curbs HIV

People with HIV who take antiretroviral drugs before their health declines have a 96% lower risk of transmitting the virus to a partner, a breakthrough global study said.

People with HIV who take antiretroviral drugs before their health declines have a 96% lower risk of transmitting the virus to a partner, a breakthrough global study said.

"This is excellent news," said Myron Cohen, lead investigator on the study and director of the Institute of Global Health and Infectious Diseases at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

 

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