Start ARVs sooner, says WHO

2008-07-27 00:00

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has recommended that people with HIV should start anti-retroviral (ARV) treatment earlier than they do in South Africa at present.

Spokeswoman Lihle Dlamini said providing ARVs to pregnant women when their CD4 count reaches 350 would reduce the chances of mother-to-child infection. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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