End of Aids in sight? New medication prevents virus being transmitted

//End of Aids in sight? New medication prevents virus being transmitted

End of Aids in sight? New medication prevents virus being transmitted

HIV-suppressing medication can make the Aids virus “untransmittable” even among couples who have sex without using condoms, new research showed on Friday.The Europe-wide study monitored nearly 1,000 gay male couples over a period of eight years, where one partner was HIV-positive and receiving antiretroviral (ART) treatment, while the other was HIV negative.Doctors did not find a single case of in-couple HIV transmission within that time, raising hopes that widespread ART programmes could…

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By | 2019-05-03T00:23:06+00:00 May 3rd, 2019|World|Comments Off on End of Aids in sight? New medication prevents virus being transmitted