Daily Archives: April 17, 2009

HIV Policy: the Good, the Bad, and What Should Come Next

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Millions of lives saved. More than 30 drugs approved. Many new infections prevented. Those are the key successes in the nearly 3-decade-old battle against HIV/AIDS, as laid out in a broad position paper by the HIV Medicine Association, the Infectious Diseases Society of America, and the American College of Physicians.   Christine Lubinski, IDSA’s vice […]

Two Tales on TB

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Two troubling TB stories this morning: First, a study in the Lancet reports that MDR-TB is an increasing threat in the former Soviet Union and China. “The countries of the former Soviet Union are facing a serious and widespread epidemic with the highest prevalence of MDR-TB ever reported in 13 years of global data collection,” […]