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Breakthrough drugs have made it possible for people to live with HIV longer than ever before, but more work must be done to actually cure the disease.
Tokyo, Oct 25, 2012 - (JCN Newswire) - Eisai Co., Ltd.
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), a lentivirus, causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) which is a condition in humans were the immune system begins to fail, leading to life-threatening opportunistic infections. Infection is transferred through bodily fluids where HIV is present as both free virus particles and within infected immune cells. The four most common routes of infection are unsafe sex, contaminated needles, breast milk, and transmission from an infected mother to her...
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