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The World’s First Pill For HIV Prevention Approved In US

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a pill for prevention of HIV for the first time. The pill, named Truvada, isn't new in treating AIDS. But, it has been approved for a new application by FDA on Monday. And, it is the world's first drug to be approved for prevention of HIV. Truvada can now be used by healthy adults as a…
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Big Step Ahead in Quest for HIV Vaccine

HIV research is undergoing a renaissance that could lead to new direction to develop vaccines against the AIDS virus and other viral diseases. In the latest development, U.S. government scientists say they have discovered three powerful antibodies, the strongest of which neutralizes 91% of HIV strains, more than any AIDS antibody yet…
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