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Rapid HIV treatment could slow growing TB rates

Antiretroviral therapy could avert more than 6 million tuberculosis cases in Africa

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2:50pm, February 21, 2010

SAN DIEGO — Frequent testing and drugs that suppress the virus that causes AIDS could potentially avert millions of cases of HIV-related tuberculosis, according to research presented February 20 at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

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