Injecting Drug Users More Likely to Progress to AIDS Even if Taking HAART (January 8, 2004)
HIV-positive injecting drug users are 45 percent more likely to develop an AIDS-defining illness and are less likely to have or maintain a viral load below 400 than HIV-positive people who don't inject drugs, even if they're taking HAART, U.S. researchers find.
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