Genvoya – a safer HIV/Aids drug or just a way to maintain profits?

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Lifesaving drugs

Antiretrovirals have revolutionised the treatment of HIV and Aids. While there is still no cure for the disease, these medications can extend the lives of HIV-positive people by many years.

They don’t kill the virus, but by controlling the process by which it replicates itself, they significantly reduce its concentration in the bloodstream, minimise damage to the immune system, and delay the onset of full-blown Aids and the illnesses commonly associated with it.

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