HIV life expectancy is now ‘near-normal’ due to new drugs


Young people who are taking the latest HIV drugs have a near-normal life expectancy as a result of improvements in treatments, a study suggests

Doctors writing in The Lancet medical journal reported that 20-year-olds who started antiretroviral therapy in 2010 are projected to live 10 years longer than those first treated in 1996.

Jimmy Isaacs, 28, found he had been infected with HIV by a former partner nearly three years ago. “We can now live without fear,” he told Positive News.

“The findings from The…

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