Blog: Increased Need for ARVs Is Not an Insurmountable Challenge, U.S. Official Says
December 18, 2009
The "Science Speaks" blog reports on a recent event, hosted by the Center for Strategic and International Studies, featuring Anthony Fauci, head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, and a related panel of experts. Fauci asked, "If you have increased global HIV prevalence and more individuals requiring antiretroviral therapy, is this an insurmountable challenge or are we going to have to rise [to the] occasion to address this?" According to the blog, "His answer was unequivocal: 'It is not insurmountable,'" (Shesgreen, 12/14).
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