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06 October 2014

59% of children suffering from severe immunodeficiency at treatment initiation

Two thirds of children from low and middle-income countries are presented for HIV treatment with severe immunodeficiency, a new study has revealed. Current WHO guidelines recommend that treatment is available for all HIV positive children under the age of five, regardless of their CD4 count, in order to curb the epidemic among younger generations.

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