Tanzania drug audit; WFP might suspend flights; acute HIV; HIV/AIDS in China

December 03, 2015

Researchers at the University of North Carolina recently received a $3.5 million grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to study patients in sub-Saharan Africa with acute HIV infection – a period immediately following infection through 12 weeks, "when the virus replicates rapidly and the probability for transmission is high," the Triangle Business Journal reports (7/30). wchl1360 interviewed Audrey Pettifor, one of the study leaders, who outlined the goals of the study, which will be conducted over four years at a research and training facility in Malawi (7/30).

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