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HIV/Aids

2011 Breakthrough of the Year – HIV Treatment as Prevention

2011 will be remembered as the year the game changed forever in the battle against HIV/AIDS. A breakthrough study known as HPTN 052 found that treatment as prevention can reduce the risk of HIV transmission.  The news is a long time coming – it has been thirty years since the contagion was first discovered and […]

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HIV/Aids

World AIDS Day: Treatment as Prevention to Halt HIV/AIDS Epidemic

This is the story I wrote for GE Healthy Outlook last summer about the breakthrough study in nine countries that proved conclusively that treating people quickly who are infected can halt the transmission of HIV by almost 100%. This week, delegates are meeting in Washington D.C. for the 19th International AIDS Conference, AIDS 2012, to […]

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