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Project will offer support and expertise to health ministries to improve HIV/AIDS services. Washington, D.C.
A tag team of two bacteria, one of them genetically modified, has a good chance to reduce or even eliminate the deadly disease African trypanosomiasis, or sleeping sickness
Statement of Charles Lyons, President and CEO of the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation Washington, D.C.
Funds Will Ensure Delivery of Essential Services and Commodities to Help Save Millions of Lives and Position the Global Community to Achieve MDGs 4 and 5 New
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), a lentivirus, causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) which is a condition in humans were the immune system begins to fail, leading to life-threatening opportunistic infections. Infection is transferred through bodily fluids where HIV is present as both free virus particles and within infected immune cells. The four most common routes of infection are unsafe sex, contaminated needles, breast milk, and transmission from an infected mother to her...
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