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Treating HIV in the tiniest babies could have huge positive implications for their future


December 1, 2019

Roger L. Shapiro, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Gbolahan Ajibola, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

(THE CONVERSATION) Princess had a rough start in life. She was born HIV-infected. Her mother was often sick, and there was little family support for her own struggles with HIV. But Princess' mother had recently started HIV treatment and planned to stay on it. She wanted to do everything possible for her daughter, so she made a decision that ultimately helped save Princess' life: she enrolled her in a study to treat HIV infection just a few days after being born.

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