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AIDS Killed 1 Million in 2016: UN

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Thursday, 20 Jul 2017 08:51 AM

AIDS claimed a million lives in 2016, almost half the 2005 toll that marked the peak of the deadly epidemic, a UN report said Thursday proclaiming "the scales have tipped."

Not only are new HIV infections and deaths declining, but more people than ever are on life-saving treatment, according to data published ahead of an AIDS science conference opening in Paris on Sunday.

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AIDS claimed a million lives in 2016, almost half the 2005 toll that marked the peak of the deadly epidemic, a UN report said Thursday proclaiming "the scales have tipped."Not only are new HIV infections and deaths declining, but more people than ever are on life-saving...
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