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Living untreated with ‘HIV’ in Africa for over a decade

…to the great surprise of doctors, there are thousands of teenagers like Tadisa who have lived with HIV for more than a decade. When Dr Rashida Ferrand wanted to research these young survivors, she was told none were still alive. “Five years ago people would shake their heads in disbelief and say: ‘Well, no, nobody […]

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UN Global Report 2013: 42% reduction of HIV infection in sub-Saharan Africa despite declining condom use

The annual number of new HIV infections among adults and adolescents decreased by 50% or more in 26 countries between 2001 and 2012. …recent surveys in several countries in sub‑Saharan Africa have detected decreases in condom use and/or an increase in the number of sexual partners. …Across sub-Saharan Africa, diverse countries have achieved notable reductions […]

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