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New AIDS Drug Discoveries To Battle Drug-Resistant HIV Strains

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August 20, 2002
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Belgian and American scientists have collaborated in discovering several new potential anti-AIDS drugs, including compounds that can block all known drug-resistant strains of the virus. While current anti-HIV therapies have saved lives, the emergence of drug-resistant strains of the rapidly mutating virus has been a major obstacle to successful long-term treatment.

NEW BRUNSWICK/PISCATAWAY, N.J. – Belgian and American scientists have collaborated in discovering several new potential anti-AIDS drugs, including compounds that can block all known drug-resistant strains of the virus. While current anti-HIV therapies have saved lives, the emergence of drug-resistant strains of the rapidly mutating virus has been a major obstacle to successful long-term treatment.


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Rutgers, The State University Of New Jersey. (2002, August 20). New AIDS Drug Discoveries To Battle Drug-Resistant HIV Strains. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 20, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2002/08/020820073357.htm
Rutgers, The State University Of New Jersey. "New AIDS Drug Discoveries To Battle Drug-Resistant HIV Strains." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2002/08/020820073357.htm (accessed April 20, 2014).

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