News AFRICA: TB failures threaten HIV treatment gains AFRICA: TB failures threaten HIV treatment gains

AFRICA: TB failures threaten HIV treatment gains

MEXICO CITY, 8 August 2008 (PLUSNEWS) - Tuberculosis (TB) is the biggest killer of people living with HIV in Africa, but only one percent of HIV-positive people accessing treatment were screened for TB in 2006, an oversight that activists say threatens to roll back the gains made in placing more than three million people on life-prolonging anti-retroviral (ARVs) treatment.

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