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Access to Treatment Reduces HIV, TB Mortality Rates


The United Nation's Foundation Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) 2015 report updated progress with regard to HIV, malaria, and tuberculosis (TB). HIV: The number of new HIV infections decreased 40% from 2000 to 2013, but 75% of new infections in 2013 were in just 15 countries, and half of those were in just 3 countries: Nigeria, South Africa, and Uganda. In 2015, 13.6 million HIV patients were on antiretroviral therapy (ART); however, an estimated 37 million are infected. In deve more...
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