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WHO issues global alert after grim report on HIV/AIDS

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.327.7417.698-a (Published 25 September 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:698
  1. Fiona Fleck
  1. Geneva

    The World Health Organization declared on Monday that the failure to deliver treatment to nearly six million people with HIV/AIDS in developing countries was a “global public health emergency.”



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