Using microbicides to fight the spread of HIV


his letter to Science discusses the future of microbicides

“If we are to prevent the AIDS pandemic from overwhelming developing countries in the next decade, we desperately need to develop new methods for preventing the sexual transmission of HIV. These must be available, acceptable, and affordable to that quarter of the world’s population eking out a living on less than $2 a day.

Published in Science, 4 18 2003, 300(5618):431

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Malcolm Potts
R Short
Publication date: 
October 10, 2003
Publication type: 
Letter to the Editor