‘Kick and Kill’ to cure HIV

“We know about treatment, and we know about prevention, but cure is a new frontier. We need to keep the community engaged in HIV cure research. It is important we educate the community members about this science. We should all be hopeful, yet realistic, regarding a cure for HIV.”

Worldwide, 37 million people are living with HIV. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) have awarded CARE, the Collaboratory of AIDS Researchers for Eradication, which is based at UNC, renewed funding of nearly $23 million over the next five years to continue research on their innovative “kick and kill” strategy for eradicating HIV.

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