TITLE

HIV patients live years after diagnosis

PUB. DATE
November 2006
SOURCE
Gay & Lesbian Times;11/16/2006, Issue 986, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the results of a research which show that an American diagnosed with the AIDS virus can expect to live for about 24 years on average. The research also shows that the cost of health care throughout those decades is more than $600,000. Bruce Schackman is the lead author of the study.
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23886113

 

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