Delaying onset of HIV to AIDS; 3 co-infections you must get tested for.
By simply adhering to antiretroviral (ARV) drugs and proper management of opportunistic co-infections, many HIV-positive individuals have continually enjoyed a healthy lifestyle. A great example is Magic Johnson; the basketball legend that has lived with this virus for over two decades. Many still doubt if he is truly infected with HIV because of his healthy status. That will be topic for another day. In recent times, there has being a reduction in the number of HIV-related death all over the world but Sub-Saharan Africa still accounts for a majority of these deaths. What could be responsible for this? Many factors have been blamed especially poor access to ARV drugs and high rate of co-infection among people with HIV. Here, we will be discussing 3 co-infections common among HIV-positive people in Sub-Saharan Africa. Getting equipped with relevant information about them and going for its test as early as possible is the goal of this article. Let's fir