South Africa's health minister launches a new single dose anti-AIDS drug, which reduces the need for HIV positive patients to take multiple pills each day. The country has the largest HIV positive population in the world.
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FORA.tv (May 9, 2013) Dr Joep Lange has been involved in HIV research and treatment since 1983. He has been the architect and principal investigator of several pivotal trials on antiretroviral therapy and on the ... watch video
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AFP (Apr. 5, 2016) Malawi is test driving drones that would be used to speed up the blood tests of infants that could have HIV. Many infants die from HIV because of slow testing and a lack of treatment.
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