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A Microbicide is any substance or process that kills germs (bacteria, viruses, and other microorganisms that can cause infection and disease). Also called germicide.
New report shows steady progress in research and development for HIV vaccines

New report shows steady progress in research and development for HIV vaccines

Reformulated version of anti-HIV gel safe for HIV-negative men and women

Reformulated version of anti-HIV gel safe for HIV-negative men and women

Einstein researchers to develop drug-impregnated intravaginal ring for HIV prevention in women

Einstein researchers to develop drug-impregnated intravaginal ring for HIV prevention in women

Women's low adherence to daily-dose products in HIV prevention trial suggest different approach needed, researchers say

Women's low adherence to daily-dose products in HIV prevention trial suggest different approach needed, researchers say

Study finds antiretroviral-based strategies to prevent HIV infection among women prove ineffective

Study finds antiretroviral-based strategies to prevent HIV infection among women prove ineffective

New compounds can target RNase H enzyme in HIV

New compounds can target RNase H enzyme in HIV

IRMA, Population Council and MTN release Rectal Revolution video project

IRMA, Population Council and MTN release Rectal Revolution video project

BBC News examines HIV microbicide research

BBC News examines HIV microbicide research

Recent release: Blogs discuss advancements in HIV preventative, therapeutic R&D

Recent release: Blogs discuss advancements in HIV preventative, therapeutic R&D

New NIAID grant to support development of topical microbicide gel for HIV and HSV-2 infections

New NIAID grant to support development of topical microbicide gel for HIV and HSV-2 infections

Bill Gates stresses importance of investment in both HIV treatment and research for vaccines, microbicides

Bill Gates stresses importance of investment in both HIV treatment and research for vaccines, microbicides

Dapivirine Phase III trial now underway in Africa to treat HIV in women

Dapivirine Phase III trial now underway in Africa to treat HIV in women

HIV in MSM increasing in countries of all incomes

HIV in MSM increasing in countries of all incomes

International Partnership for Microbicides CEO discusses research in GlobalPost interview

International Partnership for Microbicides CEO discusses research in GlobalPost interview

Pre-exposure preventive treatment may be effective against suspected HIV

Pre-exposure preventive treatment may be effective against suspected HIV

House Appropriations Committee releases draft report on FY13 State, Foreign Operations spending bill

House Appropriations Committee releases draft report on FY13 State, Foreign Operations spending bill

Reformulated anti-HIV gel may be safe for use in both vagina, rectum

Reformulated anti-HIV gel may be safe for use in both vagina, rectum

FDA approval of TDF/FTC as PrEP for HIV infection receives support

FDA approval of TDF/FTC as PrEP for HIV infection receives support

International Microbicides Conference 2012 concludes

International Microbicides Conference 2012 concludes

Single biennial HIV prevention conference planned

Single biennial HIV prevention conference planned