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Data from a large Africa Health Research Institute (AHRI) clinical trial shows that high levels of HIV drug resistance are emerging, but do not immediately pose a threat in the context of current first-line drug therapies. The findings were presented at the recent Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) 2017 in Seattle, USA. The

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Using cutting edge technologies, Africa Health Research Institute (AHRI) scientists have discovered the mechanism which Mycobacterium tuberculosis (M.tb) uses to break down host defences in late stage infection. In a paper published in eLife, researchers for the first time show how M.tb turns lung granulomas, usually tasked with controlling TB infection, against the body. Mycobacterium

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New research published in the Lancet HIV shows that linking HIV infected people to clinical care and treatment is a critical gap in the South African Health Department’s HIV treatment programme in rural KwaZulu-Natal. The research utilises one of the most comprehensive clinical and population surveillance databases in the world in order to quantify each

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