Monthly Injection Has Potential to Replace Daily Handfuls of HIV Drugs
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People infected with HIV take many different types of pills every day to decrease the amount of virus in their body, live a longer and healthier life, and to help prevent them from infecting others. That could all be in the past as new clinical trials testing the safety and effectiveness of a new type of treatment — injections given every four or eight weeks — look to be equally effective at keeping the virus at bay.
The last step in human testing is underway and, if testing continues to go well, the new treatment option may be available by the end of 2019.
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