Each year, 160,000 infants acquire lifelong HIV infection through mother-to-child transmission (MTCT). Dr Alka Khaitan (Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA) joins touchINFECTIOUS DISEASES to discuss the health burden and unmet needs for HIV-1 infection in infants.
The presentation entitled ‘Phase I/II study of monoclonal antibody VRC01 with early antiretroviral therapy to promote clearance of HIV-1 infected cells in infants (IMPAACT 2008)’ was presented at the International AIDS Society (IAS) 29 July – 2 August, 2022.
- Could you give us a brief overview of HIV-1 infection in infants, its health burden and the unmet needs in its treatment? (00:17)
Disclosures: Alka Khaitan has nothing to disclose in relation to this video interview.
Support: Interview and filming supported by Touch Medical Media. Interview conducted by Shanice Allen.
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