Medical Grand Rounds

HIV update 2005: Origins, issues, prospects, and complications.

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ABSTRACTMorbidity and mortality rates of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) have plummeted where highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) is available. However, therapy is out of reach for most people who need it in developing nations, where the infrastructure to deliver care and resources for medications is lacking. Worldwide, the epidemic is increasing at alarming rates.


 

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