Botswana lab offers hope in AIDS pandemic
Michael Cherry describes how a team of 90 scientists and technicians at the city’s Princess Marina Hospital are establishing Africa’s largest single laboratory dedicated to AIDS research.
The laboratory’s research has two main objectives: to determine the long-term effects of drug treatment, and to contribute towards the development of an effective vaccine for the virus. Staff are confident that the fight against AIDS can be won.
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Reference: Nature 418, 114 (2002)