AIDS drugs given to pregnant women block 99 percent of HIV transmission to breastfed babies

| June 17, 2010

AIDS drugs given to pregnant women block 99 percent of HIV transmission to breastfed babies
An international clinical trial has found that AIDS-fighting antiretroviral drug combinations given to pregnant and breastfeeding women in Botswana, Africa, prevented 99 percent of the mothers from transmitting the human immunodeficiency virus to their infants.

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