HIV/AIDS fight advancing on multiple fronts, according to researchers (Dr. Julio Montaner)

Trying to eradicate HIV from all parts of the body has been “devilishly difficult,” says the president of the International AIDS Society (IAS).

But encouraging developments in therapy and prevention were among the good-news stories coming out of the eighth international HIV/AIDS conference as the four-day meeting wound down in Vancouver on Wednesday.

Dr. Julio Montaner, director of the B.C. Centre for Excellence in HIV-AIDS, told CBC News the stakes are too high for complacency now despite real progress.

CBC News reports.

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