HIV Patients Can Live Normally, Experts Say
Persons Living with HIV (PLHIV) can now live normally as long as they take their medicines regularly, experts said as they compared the Human ImmunoDeficiency Virus (HIV) into other chronic diseases.“I am comparing HIV to diabetes or hypertension,” Dr. Rossana Ditaqio, head of the Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) Research Group of the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) said in a recent forum organized by the Philippine College of Physicians (PCP).Ditaqio said she inspires her patients by telling them the condition of American Basketball player Magic Johnson who is living with HIV but is able to live normal life.“HIV infection is …
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