Study: New HIV drug Gammora is 99 per cent effective

A HIV patient consumes antiretroviral drugs. Results of the first human clinical trial of the HIV drug, Gammora, have shown that it can eliminate up to 99 per cent of the virus within four weeks of treatment. FILE PHOTO

What you need to know:

  • The study was done by researchers from Zion Medical, an Israeli biotech company, and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

  • Nine patients at Ronald Bata Memorial Hospital in Uganda were randomly assigned to receive different doses of the drug for four to five weeks.

Results of the first human clinical trial of the HIV drug, Gammora, have shown that it can eliminate up to 99 per cent of the virus within four weeks of treatment.

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