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December 03, 2019

The first case of HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) diagnosed in The Bahamas was in 1983, two years after the first case was described in the United States in 1981 – and even though today there is effective antiretroviral treatment, the fight against HIV and AIDS (acquired immune deficiency syndrome) is not over, according to Dr. Nikkiah Forbes, director of the National HIV/AIDS and Infectious Diseases Programme at the Ministry of Health.

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News date : 12/03/2019    Category : About Bahamians, Health, Nassau Guardian Stories

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