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South Africa makes progress in HIV/AIDS fight

(AP)—In the early 90s when South Africa's Themba Lethu clinic could only treat HIV/AIDS patients for opportunistic diseases, many would come in on wheelchairs and keep coming to the health center until ...

Dec 01, 2012
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Facts about HIV/AIDS worldwide in 2011

Here are some key facts and figures on HIV/AIDS in 2011, released by UNAIDS on Wednesday ahead of the International AIDS Conference set to take place in Washington on July 22-27.

Jul 18, 2012
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HIV drugs reach 8 million in needy countries

More than eight million people -- a record number in low- and middle-income countries -- are now taking antiretroviral drugs to treat HIV, according to data released Wednesday by UNAIDS.

Jul 18, 2012
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