TITLE

FUN WITH AIDS DRUGS?

PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
Xtra (Toronto);1/5/2006, Issue 553, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on a report which appeared in "The LA Times" regarding the use of the AIDS drug tenofovir among gays instead of condoms as a way to prevent HIV infection. Overview of how the drug is being distributed in gay dance clubs; Impact on condom use; Clinical trials funded by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on whether tenofovir can prevent HIV infection.
ACCESSION #
20326187

 

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