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Every-other-month injectable cabotegravir and rilpivirine suppresses viral load for two years

Long-acting cabotegravir (Vocabria) and rilpivirine (Rekambys) injections maintain viral suppression for two years, according to follow-up study results presented this week at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI). The European Medicines Agency (EMA) approved the injectable combination — the first complete HIV regimen that does not require daily pills — in December 2020.… Read More »

UK: Black people less likely to be engaged in HIV care, with more cases of viral rebound

There are ethnic disparities in relation to two key indicators of the quality of HIV care, but there are no differences in viral suppression within a year of starting treatment, Dr Rageshri Dhairyawan told the virtual British HIV Association (BHIVA) conference yesterday. Although the differences are not large, dealing with them is necessary if the… Read More »

Biomedical sciences researchers find new way to prevent and cure rotavirus, other viral infections

A combination of two substances secreted by the immune system can cure and prevent rotavirus infection, as well as potentially treat other viral infections that target epithelial cells, which cover body surfaces such as skin, blood vessels, organs and the urinary tract, according to researchers in the Institute for Biomedical Sciences at Georgia State University.… Read More »