Alan Whiteside, director of the health economics & HIV/AIDS research division (HEARD) at Kwazulu Natal University in South Africa, takes issue with the perception that the world has “dealt with” the HIV/AIDS epidemic in a recent interview with Reuters. Whiteside says this is the wrong time to pull back from the fight against AIDS and such a move could have devastating consequences for millions of people in high-risk countries. Click here to read the full story.
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