Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, May 11th, 2004
In a recent study, scientists in China "observed that 0 of 19 patients with human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) infection, including those with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), who were hospitalized together and who had close contact with 95 patients with severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) on the same hospital floor contracted SARS, whereas 6 of 28 medical workers who served on this floor contracted SARS while caring for these patients.
"Our investigation found that most of the patients with HIV-1/AIDS were receiving treatment of highly active...
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