No rise in SA's ARV resistance

03 February 2016 - 02:54 By Katharine Child

Only 350 of South Africa's 3 million HIV patients have had to fall back on last-resort treatment because they are resistant to standard treatments. So said the deputy director of the Wits Reproductive Health and HIV Institute, Francois Venter, in response to global reports that resistance to HIV drugs is on the rise in Africa.

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