Vancouver HIV/Aids expert in high demand out of province (Dr. Julio Montaner)

HIV/AIDS outbreaks in the United States and elsewhere in Canada have a renowned B.C. expert heading to the airport to help out.

Health minister Terry Lake says Doctor Julio Montaner is in talks with Saskatchewan where health officials have seen a spike in people contracting the disease.

Lake says that province is interested in Montaner’s strategy of early treatment of high risk patients to prevent infections and reduce deaths.

Shane Woodford reports.

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