Game-changing HIV research offers hope for people with HIV and to end AIDS
Shobha Shukla - CNS
Contd from previous issue
So treatment also works as one of the prevention options.
But the fight is far from over. Around 36.3 million people have died from AIDS-related illnesses since the start of the epidemic. Currently there are 37.7 million people living with HIV globally. Out of these 36 million are adults and 1.7 million children. More worrying is that 26% of the adults and 46% of children living with HIV are still not able to access the lifesaving medicines (antiretroviral therapy).
(To be contd)