Development & Education

Early HIV Treatment Slashes Odds of Transmission

A landmark study released yesterday shows that early treatment of people with HIV dramatically reduces the odds that they will transmit the virus to a sexual partner. The World's Marco Werman explores what the study means for combating AIDS in Africa. He speaks with Aditi Sharma, an AIDS activist with the International Treatment Preparedness Coalition.

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