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In this post, students will learn about the first approved class="caps" HIV / class="caps" AIDS drug, class="caps" AZT ( also called Zidovudine ( class="caps" ZVD ) and Retrovir) . The drug is a reverse transcriptase inhibitor. This type of medicine stops the reproduction of class="caps" DNA and reduces the amount of the virus in the blood (the viral load). This post is published on the Museum's "O Say Can You See?" blog.

Subjects:

  • Health > General
  • Language Arts > General
  • Social Studies > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

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5 to 12 | HTML

Language:

English

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