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What Will HIV Treatment Look Like in 5 Years?

March 21, 2014


Francois Venter

Simplified Second-Line Treatment

"I think first-line therapy is going to look very similar to what it looks like now. I think second-line therapy is going to be very dramatically changed. I think it will be simplified and I hope we're in the situation where we have a single tablet."

-- Francois Venter, Associate Professor of Medicine, University of the Witwatersrand, and Board Member, HIV Clinicians Society.

This article was provided by It is a part of the publication The 21st Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI 2014).


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