PLOS Special Issue: Advances in HIV Prevention, Treatment and Cure

PLOS Special Issue: Advances in HIV Prevention, Treatment and Cure

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HIV infection continues to pose a critical risk to health in many countries. UNAIDS estimates that as of 2016 the total HIV-infected population was 36.7 million, including 1.8 million people newly infected that year. Although some 19.5 million people are receiving antiretroviral treatment, a substantial treatment gap leaves many millions of people at risk of AIDS-related diseases and, if unaware of their status, likely to infect others. Research is seeking new approaches to prevent, treat, and ultimately cure HIV infection. This PLOS Special Issue features a selection of resources looking at these advances.

November 9, 2017
Year of publication
2017
Resource types
Briefs, Case studies and success stories, Journal and research articles, Reports and Fact sheets, Systematic reviews
Tags
treatment gaps, antiretroviral therapy (ART), treatment, new infections, HIV prevention, HIV cure

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