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February 2000

EDITORIAL

A Call to Action

At long last we have an inexpensive, effective means of reducing vertical transmission of HIV. Now we need a coordinated global effort to ensure that this intervention is made available to pregnant women everywhere
CATHERINE M. WILFERT, M.D.



NEWSLINE

Newsline ... Newsline ... Newsline ...

A safe, effective, and inexpensive means of interrupting vertical transmission of HIV ... Bactrim prophylaxis: daily, or three times a week? ... Effect of ovulation on viral load in HIV-positive women ... Interactions between ritonavir, saquinavir, and Viagra ... GM-CSF in patients with advanced disease ... How risky is oral sex?



PULLOUT

Suffer the Children

A portfolio of photographs
CLAIRE YAFFA



THERAPEUTIC ADVANCES

Highlights of the 39th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy

New drugs and new options for treatment-naïve patients, simplified dosing regimens and superior successor regimens for treatment-experienced patients.
STEVEN G. DEEKS, M.D. AND GREG SZEKERES




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