Life Expectancy Of Babies With HIV

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life expectancy for babies born with HIV

what is the average life expectancy for babies born with HIV? with and without treatment? how much imfluence does their nutritional care have?thanks
Sharon Lee, M.D.

Response from Sharon Lee, M.D.

University of Kansas Medical Center
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