The Success of HIV Treatment Is Increasing the Risk of Drug-Resistance

Published Date:

12/07/2016

Publication:

Huffington Post

Global health agencies are succeeding in getting more people with HIV on antiretroviral therapy, a combination of drugs that suppress the virus to undetectable levels in the blood and reduce the risk of transmission to another person. But scientists are beginning to detect a disturbing new trend: The rise of drug-resistant HIV strains, especially in countries such as Kenya, Zambia, Uganda, Nigeria, Tanzania and South Africa.  Read more on Huffington Post website

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