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Virus Losing Virility, Slows Down Ability to Cause AIDS

The rapid evolution of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and widespread access to antiretroviral therapy are slowing down the ability of the virus to cause AIDS, finds a study which involved over 2,000 women in Africa. “Factors that influence the virulence of HIV are of direct relevance to ongoing efforts to contain, and ultimately eradicate, the HIV epidemic,” researchers from University ...

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Botswana’s incumbent president declared re-elected

Botswana’s incumbent President Seretse Khama Ian Khama was re-elected Sunday after his party, Botswana Democratic Party (BDP), won the majority of parliament seats in the country’s 11th general elections Oct 24. Chief Justice Maruping Dibotelo made the announcement in a televised-address to the nation. Ian Khama will be sworn in Oct 28, Xinhua reported. Botswanians cast their ballots Friday to ...

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