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New AIDS Medication

StoryJuly 11, 1996
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BOB LEDERER

Senior Editor at POZ, a magazine by for and about people living with HIV

The International AIDS Conference in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada is wrapping up. The most hopeful news at the conference is the development of a promising new category of medications called protease inhibitors. Some believe these drugs could turn HIV into a manageable rather than deadly disease, but the medication is extremely expensive and completely out of reach for the vast majority of people living with AIDS around the world.


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