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US HIV stats called into question

US HIV stats called into question

作者:水洗  时间:2019-03-01 03:19:11  人气:

WE KNEW things were bad, but in fact they are worse. For years, the US has been underestimating the rate of new HIV infections by a whopping 40 per cent. Until now, most countries, including the US, estimated the number of new cases by applying correction factors to the latest data on national HIV prevalence. The discrepancy came to light courtesy of a blood test developed by the US Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta, Georgia. By measuring the proportion of antibodies in an individual’s blood that are primed to fight HIV,