Gammora – The Latest Medication Being Tested For Eliminating HIV

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A new HIV/AIDS Medication called, Gammora, kills 99 percent of the virus during the first human trial.  Gammora is encouraging news!

The therapy was created to kill cells without harming uninfected ones. In comparison to present antiretroviral medications that only restrain the reach of this virus, Gammora provides the belief that a cure may be found shortly.

The drug company claims to eliminate 99 percent of the HIV around in four months of treatment.

The company is called Zion Medical, and Gammora is a complicated treatment comprised of an artificial peptide compound obtained from the HIV-derived integrase.

Taking advantage of this process, the Gammora arouses integration of HIV DNA fragments into the genomic DNA to the host’s cell genomic DNA.…

Avert Organization And The Issues Of HIV Prevention In Africa

HIV Prevention in Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa remains one of the worst affected areas for HIV/AIDS across the world. As of 2013, 71% of the global total of HIV patients came from this region.  This means 24.7 million living with HIV, a prevalence rate of 4.7% and 39% of adults in some form of ART.

Within this wider region, it is South Africa that has the largest epidemic and Swaziland with the highest prevalence of 27.4%.

This is of great concern in HIV prevention due to local contributing factors and obstacles. This is why organizations such as Avert are so important.