S. Africa Study Hails AIDS Treatment Success Rates

September 10, 2014 3:24 AM

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S. Africa Study Hails AIDS Treatment Success Rates

A new medical study out of South Africa has found heartening news in the nation with the world’s highest burden of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. Their findings reveal that South Africans with HIV can live as long as HIV patients in the United States - provided they begin anti-retroviral therapy early enough.

HIV has cut a huge swath through South Africa. Today, the nation has between five and six million patients, and the world’s largest anti-retroviral treatment program.

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