China’s First Home Grown Novel HIV Drug Shoots For Prime Time
With a fast-growing HIV population and reliance on older-generation treatments, China could become the next frontier for new antiretroviral drugs. Government support might see the country’s first novel locally developed, long-lasting injectable product take on the big names in the field.
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