GSK sets the stage for a toe-to-toe mar­ket show­down with Gilead­'s HIV cham­pi­on Tru­va­da

Vi­iV Health­care and ma­jor­i­ty own­er Glax­o­SmithK­line have cleared an­oth­er im­por­tant hur­dle on a long-run­ning quest to chal­lenge Gilead’s dom­i­nance in pre­ven­ta­tive HIV treat­ments.

The fi­nal analy­sis of a new study shows the GSK sub­sidiary’s long-last­ing in­jec­tion, cabote­gravir, proved 66% more ef­fec­tive in HIV pre­ven­tion than Gilead’s break­through Tru­va­da pill. And they now in­tend to carve away some of the block­buster rev­enue that Gilead has en­joyed for years.

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