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New HIV inhibitor

Drug blocks the most resistant forms of the virus from replicating

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4:31pm, July 23, 2008

A new HIV drug can, when combined with other therapies, suppress even the most drug-resistant strains of the virus that causes AIDS, scientists report in two papers in the July 24 New England Journal of Medicine.

The study looks at one group of HIV patients for whom the standard, clinically approved HIV medications are not working.

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