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Gates Optimistic ‘Two Miracles’ Of HIV/AIDS Vaccine, Improved Treatments Will Be Available By 2030

Bloomberg News: Gates Predicts Two Miracles for AIDS Relief by 2030
“…Improved treatment and the development of a vaccine to prevent new infections are the ‘two miracles’ needed to help turn the tide [on AIDS], the billionaire co-founder of Microsoft Corp. [Bill Gates] said Friday at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland…” (Cao, 1/23).

Reuters: Gates sees ‘miracle’ tools for AIDS by 2030 in vaccine and drugs
“… ‘We’re pretty optimistic in this 15-year period we will get those two new tools,’ Gates told a session late on Friday. A vaccine is seen as pivotal in preventing new infections among susceptible populations, while new kinds of intense drug treatments should do away with the need for life-long pills, he said…” (Hirschler, 1/24).

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