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NIH Announces Start Of Global Clinical Trial To Evaluate Early HIV Treatment In Infected Newborns

Los Angeles Times: International baby trial hopes to find Achilles’ heel in HIV
“…On Monday, the National Institutes of Health announced the start of a global clinical trial in which newborns infected with the virus that causes AIDS will be given medication within two days of birth. (The Mississippi baby received anti-HIV therapy 30 hours after birth. The child’s mother stopped treatment after 18 months.)…” (Morin, 11/4).

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