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August 17, 2005

The return of the Aids plague

Brazil's efforts to secure affordable medicine for its 600,000 HIV patients is making Big Pharma shiver - but treatment for suffering millions in the global south will be a long campaign.

A global regime where private corporations can enforce intellectual property rights to the detriment of public health is bad news for the millions most vulnerable to HIV/Aids, reports Tom Burgis.

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