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The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a virus that can lead to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), the last stage of HIV infection. HIV attacks and weakens the body’s immune system—specifically T cells—and reduces its ability to fight infection and disease.

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Winning the War Against HIV/AIDS

30 years of progress and innovative treatments are helping patients win the war against HIV/AIDS.

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HIV/AIDS: From An Acute Fatal Disease to A Chronic, Manageable Condition

The evolution of HIV/AIDS treatment is nothing short of remarkable. In the 1980s, HIV/AIDS was an ac…

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How one patient’s journey is educating and inspiring others to get tested for HIV.

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The introduction of HAART treatments caused a significant drop in the HIV/AIDS death rate.

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