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IOM Panel Clears HIV Prevention Study

Science  15 Apr 2005:
Vol. 308, Issue 5720, pp. 334
DOI: 10.1126/science.308.5720.334b

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An Institute of Medicine (IOM) panel has found no major improprieties in the conduct of a key HIV trial in Uganda to prevent mother-to-child transmission in the late 1990s, essentially validating the use of a cheap, effective, and simple anti-HIV drug: nevirapine.