Viral hepatitis kills as many as malaria, TB or HIV/AIDS, finds study

Imperial College London, 06 July 2016

Viral hepatitis has become a leading cause of death and disability across the globe – killing as many people annually as TB, malaria or HIV/AIDS.

This is the finding of new research from scientists at Imperial College London and University of Washington, who analysed data from 183 countries collected between 1990 and 2013.

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HIV prevention saves over $250,000 over lifetime

Reuters, Wed Feb 25, 2015

Preventing the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in one person living in the U.S. saves more than $250,000 over their remaining lifetime, according to a new analysis.

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HIV survivors now expect long lives and even help train aged care workers

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As World AIDS Day is marked globally, three South Australians have reflected on living with HIV and the joys and challenges of lifespans they once never dreamed of.

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Living with HIV (in Adelaide)

7.30 SA, 28.11.2014

When HIV emerged in the early 1980s it almost certainly meant an early death from AIDS. The advent of effective treatments changed that, it isn’t curable but its manageable.

That’s meant both an emerging sense of complacency amongst young people about the risks of HIV and for at least three South Australians the joys and challenges of living beyond the years they expected.

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