n South African Pharmaceutical and Cosmetic Review - SA produces new development in prevention of HIV : pharmaceutical focus




The University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) researchers have achieved an important scientific breakthrough in the fight against HIV and genital herpes with a vaginal gel that significantly reduces a woman's risk of being infected with these viruses. The results of the groundbreaking safety and effectiveness study of an antiretroviral microbicide gel study were reported by the Centre for the AIDS Programme of Research in South Africa (CAPRISA) at the XVIII International AIDS Conference in Vienna, Austria in July.


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