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Tide Turning Against HIV & Aids But Funding Declines

A nine-year-old South African girl not treated for Aids since she was a baby is still suppressing the infection. And there is a prospect of treatment through monthly injections instead of daily pills. These are two of the good news stories from the world's pre-eminent conference on the science of HIV and Aids. But researchers are worried about declining government funding, particularly in view of President Donald Trump's proposal to slash public investments in the fight against global health threats.

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Each of the studies highlighted in a conference this week "takes us one step closer to the end of HIV," says Linda-Gail Bekker, president of the International AIDS Society and director of South Africa's Desmond Tutu HIV Centre.

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