New Long-Lasting HIV Meds on the Horizon

The New York Times reports that several long-lasting medications are currently in development and trials, potentially making it possible in the next several years to take just one shot every several months to prevent HIV infection. Once-weekly pills and semi-annual injections are also being studied. Researchers are especially excited about the potential use of these new preventative treatments in populations that have been so far hard to reach. However, one of the challenges will be in manufacturing the medications so that they are affordable around the world, not just in developed countries. Read the full article here.

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