HIV Treatment as Prevention: How Many Lives Could Be Saved? (July 20, 2009)
If every person in sub-Saharan Africa received voluntary, annual HIV testing and started antiretroviral therapy immediately after diagnosis, HIV incidence would drop 95% in 10 years and more than seven million deaths would be averted, according to a theoretical model presented by Reuben Granich, M.D., M.P.H.
In The 5th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention, from TheBodyPRO.com
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