The Daunting Challenge of Keeping HIV Suppressed

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Science  04 Jul 1997:
Vol. 277, Issue 5322, pp. 32-33
DOI: 10.1126/science.277.5322.32

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ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA— When the media last year trumpeted the great advances being made against HIV, speculating about cures and even the end of AIDS, the researchers' own caveats tended to get drowned out. But at a meeting held here last week, emerging data about treatment failures sounded a discordant note that was hard to miss: While powerful new drug combinations are delaying disease and death, they have serious limitations—and clinicians and patients who ignore these shortcomings do so at their peril.