Red Lake Nation News - Babaamaajimowinan (Telling of news in different places)

Young HIV patients dying in Sask. despite availability of free treatment: doctors


HIV patients in some parts of Saskatchewan are not being offered treatment with free, readily available antiretroviral drugs that can save their lives and — according to new research — prevent sexual transmission of the virus.

Physicians who specialize in infectious diseases say young people with HIV are "dying frequently" in the province, which has the highest HIV diagnosis rate in the country.


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