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Study Examines How To Effectively Implement HIV Prevention Tools In Real-World Settings

Nature: How to beat HIV
“…Here in Kenya’s Nyanza Province, which has the country’s highest rate of HIV infection, this community is part of a groundbreaking study designed to explain a troubling conundrum. Interventions to prevent HIV transmission that work in trial settings — such as rapid on-the-spot HIV tests coupled with effective treatments — often fail to make as much of a dent in the epidemic as they should. … The growing consensus, however, is that the tools needed to stamp out HIV already exist if they could just be used in the right way…” (Hayden, 7/7).

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