Children neglected in HIV war as firms keep off unprofitable market

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What you need to know:

  • Scientists say that there is a gap in the pharmaceuticals industry since drugs for children living with HIV are not as profitable as that of adults
  • About 850, 000 children globally who are infected with HIV, live without taking necessary treatment

They are innocent, angelic, and sometimes believed to be nigh on perfect. When a child is born, everything about the world is a new experience.

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