Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, December 14th, 2003
The problem is most acute in developing nations, where mothers have little access to AIDS treatment; health experts say such transmissions could largely be prevented by drugs administered before, during and immediately after birth. That's backed up by a dramatic decrease in the number of U.S. cases of perinatal HIV, as it is known.
Experts at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention believe the...
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