Interview: Don't forget HIV epidemic, UNAIDS chief urges on World AIDS Day

  • World
  • Wednesday, 02 Dec 2020

by Martina Fuchs

GENEVA, Dec. 1 (Xinhua) -- The head of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) issued a stark warning on World AIDS Day that HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) is becoming a "neglected disease" and that the colliding two epidemics of COVID-19 and HIV need to be fought at the same time. She also voiced her optimism that a cure against both could be found.

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