Novel antiretroviral drugs may lower HIV transmission risk
Scientists have identified new antiretroviral drugs that may lower the risk of HIV transmission by quickly reducing the viral load in the blood and semen of people infected with the deadly virus. Researchers from the Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL) in Spain evaluated the speed at which a new antiretroviral drug, Dolutegravir, reduces the viral load in semen, an area of the body considered to be a reservoir of the virus and where access for drugs is more difficult....