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HIV Treatment, Cure Trials Include Low Percentages Of Female Participants, Review Shows

Reuters Health: Women are missing from HIV drug trials
“…In an analysis spanning several decades that included work done as recently as 2012, researchers found that women typically comprised about 11 percent of participants in trials investigating cures for HIV. Similarly, drug studies were only about 19 percent female and just 38 percent of vaccine trial subjects were women…” (Rapaport, 10/2).

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