TITLE

25 years into AIDS epidemic, HIV prevention remains inadequate

AUTHOR(S)
Traynor, Kate
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;6/15/2006, Vol. 63 Issue 12, p1107
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the inadequacy of efforts of health authorities to prevent the transmission of HIV in the U.S. According to public health experts, the development of a vaccine that forbids the infection of AIDS is a scientific challenge since HIV is different from other viruses that contaminates human. It is suggested that AIDS can be opposed through prevention, treatment and care combination.
ACCESSION #
21101041

 

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