Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, May 27th, 1996
But in another study, some pregnant, HIV positive women offered AZT by a New York City hospital were either afraid of the drug or failed to complete their prescriptions. "These studies highlight areas where we need to work harder," said Dr. R.J. Simonds, a U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) HIV/AIDS pediatric prevention specialist. The two studies were published in the May 15, 1996, issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.
In the first, 5.7 percent of the infants born to 87 HIV...
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