TITLE

Docs Losing War on AIDS

AUTHOR(S)
Carter, Tom
PUB. DATE
July 2001
SOURCE
Insight on the News;07/02/2001, Vol. 17 Issue 25, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reveals that a complicated therapy of protease inhibitors and antiretroviral drugs have failed to treat HIV/AIDS infections among the population of Africa and developing countries. Adaptation and mutation of the AIDS virus into drug-resistant strains; Lack of a health-care infrastructure in Africa; Estimated funds needed to eradicate AIDS in Africa.
ACCESSION #
4764468

 

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