HIV epidemic: Successful use of self-tests in rural Africa

Despite significant progress in prevention and therapy, millions of people still get infected with HIV every year. The main burden of HIV/AIDS falls on Africa. To contain the epidemic, innovative methods are needed to enable early diagnosis of all those affected. A Basel research group has now been able to significantly improve the success of „door-to-door“ testing campaigns thanks to HIV self-tests.

Quelle: IDW Informationsdienst Wissenschaft