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CROI 2017: Vaccine research

A vaccine has produced significant prolonged viral control in a large minority of recipients once they were taken off antiretroviral therapy (ART). So far, one participant has stayed off ART for seven months without having to resume it.

CROI 2017: Vaccine research

A vaccine has produced significant prolonged viral control in a large minority of recipients once they were taken off antiretroviral therapy (ART). So far, one participant has stayed off ART for seven months without having to resume it.

CROI 2017: PrEP

HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) appears to be nearly 100% effective if taken consistently so that there are high drug levels in the body at the time of exposure to HIV. However, CROI 2017 heard about a case where someone in a PrEP study caught a strain of HIV with no drug resistance, despite documented high drug levels.

News from CROI 2017

The annual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) is being held in Seattle, USA from 13-16 February 2017.

NAM is reporting on research presented at the conference, publishing news online and sending out four news bulletins.

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Community Consensus Statement on Access to HIV Treatment and its Use for Prevention

Together, we can make it happen

We can end HIV soon if people have equal access to HIV drugs as treatment and as PrEP, and have free choice over whether to take them.

Launched today, the Community Consensus Statement is a basic set of principles aimed at making sure that happens.

The Community Consensus Statement is a joint initiative of AVAC, EATG, MSMGF, GNP+, HIV i-Base, the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, ITPC and NAM/aidsmap
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