Drug combo offers hope of blocking HIV infection

02/7/2006 | Australian (tiered subscription model), The

U.S. researchers say injections of tenofovir and emtracitibine, two drugs commonly used to treat HIV, protected monkeys from acquiring the disease, raising the prospect of developing a vaccine to protect humans. The results may be "the strongest animal data yet," suggesting potent antiretrovirals could protect humans from HIV transmission, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.

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