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By Rebecca J.Anderson | Comments: ( 434 ) | Date: ( Dec 14, 2019 )

In 1999, investigators announced that a single dose of nevirapine, a new antiviral drug, could stop the spread of the AIDS virus from infected mothers to their newborn babies It was a discovery that changed the face of AIDS globally but it came at a high price, after years of scientific research, political conflict, social unrest, and the loss of many thousands of live In 1999, investigators announced that a single dose of nevirapine, a new antiviral drug, could stop the spread of the AIDS virus from infected mothers to their newborn babies It was a discovery that changed the face of AIDS globally but it came at a high price, after years of scientific research, political conflict, social unrest, and the loss of many thousands of lives This book is the historical account of pediatric AIDS from the first reported cases in the early 1980s to the first effective treatments in the 1990s and then to the prevention of HIV infections altogether It tells the story through the experiences of individual children infected with HIV, their families, and the physicians who treated them, as well as the scientists who sought to understand the virus, discovered nevirapine s unique properties, and worked tirelessly to get it to the patients who needed it.


  • Title: Nevirapine and the Quest to End Pediatric AIDS
  • Author: Rebecca J.Anderson
  • ISBN: 9780786477807
  • Page: 460
  • Format: Paperback

About Author:

Rebecca J.Anderson

Rebecca Anderson is a freelance writer As a scientist, she conducted research and development of new drug products, and writes on medical and science topics of general interest.



Comments Nevirapine and the Quest to End Pediatric AIDS

  • Darryl

    Rebecca Anderson is a freelance technical writer, medical school professor and pharmacologist who previously worked in drug development for several companies, including Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, which discovered nevirapine (trade name: Viramune), an antiretroviral drug that demonstrated excellent activity against human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Anderson used her personal knowledge of nevirapine and her contacts at Boehringer Ingelheim (BI) to write this interesting and informativ [...]


  • Jennifer Collins

    Anderson's examination of Nevirapine is actually an account of quite a bit more than a single drug's creation. Beyond the scope of the title, Anderson also examines the tangle of research and researchers that began attempting a combat against AIDS from the very beginning of the disease's stranglehold. Discussing the full range of researchers, clinical trials, setbacks, and false starts, Nevirapine and pediatric AIDS are far in the background of the book for much of her examination. Details, thro [...]


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