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AIDS Drugs Helped Prevent 99pc of HIV Transmission to Breastfed Babies

Filed under: Uncategorized — Medindia Health News June 19, 2010 @ 3:43 am
image AIDS-combating antiretroviral drug combinations administered to pregnant and breastfeeding women in Botswana, Africa, helped prevent 99 percent of the mothers from transmitting human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) to their babies. The result came from an international clinical trial led by researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH). "This is the lowest rate of mother-to-child transmission recorded in a study from Africa, or among b...

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