Clinical development of microbicides for the prevention of HIV infection.

@article{DCruz2004ClinicalDO,
  title={Clinical development of microbicides for the prevention of HIV infection.},
  author={Osmond J. D'Cruz and Fatih M. Uckun},
  journal={Current pharmaceutical design},
  year={2004},
  volume={10 3},
  pages={
          315-36
        }
}
The HIV/AIDS pandemic continues its spread at a rate of over 15,000 new infections every day. Sexual transmission of HIV-1 is the dominant mode of this pandemic spread. For the first time since the disease emerged in the early 1980s, about half the 42 million people now living with HIV/AIDS worldwide are women. Worldwide, more than 90 percent of all adolescent and adult HIV infections have resulted from heterosexual intercourse. The "feminization" of the pandemic largely driven by the social… CONTINUE READING

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