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Taking a break from your HIV treatment (a ‘drug holiday’) is not recommended. Studies have found that people taking treatment breaks are more likely to become ill and to die prematurely. Nonetheless, people taking part in researching aiming to find a cure for HIV may be asked to stop antiretroviral therapy in order to see if their HIV infection becomes detectable again, how soon, and at what viral load. This is known as an analytical treatment interruption and is only done with careful supervision for research purposes.

In Pursuit of HIV Cure, NIAID Scientists Update Treatment Interruption Data for Modern ART

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National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
3 June 2020

Antiretroviral shortage reaches 100% in Venezuela

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Corresponsales Clave
17 April 2018

Stigma forces many to leave ART midway: Expert

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Times of India
29 March 2011