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World Sees Hope in Ending Mother-to-child HIV Transmissions

AIDS looks vastly different today than it did the last time the International AIDS Conference was held in South Africa 16 years ago. For one thing, while new infections continue, more people are on treatment, and unborn babies are no longer destined to contract the virus if their mothers are infected. This year, Thailand eliminated mother-to-child HIV transmission, the first country in Asia to do so, and other developing countries, like Haiti, are close behind. Governments, scientists...

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