HIV death rates drop in 2016, UN report reveals

HIV death rates drop in 2016, UN report reveals

The scales have tipped in the fight against AIDS, with more than half of people infected with HIV now getting treatment and AIDS-related deaths almost halving since 2005, the UN says. In its latest global report on the pandemic, which has killed around 35 million people worldwide since it began…

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