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No more pills every day: New injection for HIV ‘acts like a short-term AIDS vaccine’ – The New Daily

The new drug, Cabotegravir, has been found to be 89 per cent more effective at preventing HIV than the pill Truvada.

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A large clinical trial of African women has led to a major breakthrough in the prevention of HIV a long-lasting injectable drug that, according to Science, “acts like a short-term AIDS vaccine.”
The new drug, Cabotegravir, has been found to be 89 per cent more effective at preventing HIV than the pill Truvada a combo of two antiretroviral compounds that stands as the standard regimen for pre-exposure prophylaxis (known as PrEP).
A generic form of Truvada is available on the Australian Pharmaceutical…

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