A new class of HIV drug is in trial in the United States. Doctors have noticed that patients on a retroviral “cocktail” often develop resistance to the drugs. This new class of drugs attacks the virus in a novel way, and researchers are hoping that it will be an effective weapon against HIV.
About Benny Powers
Benny is a 20 year old student of the arts and sciences. He will be attending Trent University for the 2006-2007 semester. An experienced percussionist, Benny specializes in hand percussion such as djembe, doumbek and udu drums. Recently he has joined the Toronto samba band <a href="http://www.sambaelegua.com">Samba Elegua</a>, playing the surdo. He also does <a href="http://bennyp.wordpress.com">spoken word poetry</a>, and performs at open mic nights in Toronto in the summer time.