Jul 16, 2011

VOA Special English News 25

Two news studies showed that drugs used to treat people with HIV may also prevent people from being infected. The studies found taking HIV medication daily reduces the risk of infection in people who are not homosexual. HIV is the virus that causes AIDS. The United States Center for Disease Control and Prevention led one study. It involved more than one thousand two hundred uninfected men and women in Botswana. The study found that the drug reduced the risk of infection by 78 percent among those taking the drug daily. The University of Washington led the second study. It involved couples in Kenya and Uganda. The researcher found the drug reduced the risk of HIV infection by 62 to 73 percent.


1 comment:

ジョン said...

reduce the risk
--> reduces the risk
(主語はtake medicineという行為なので単数なのです。)

United State's
--> United States
※ Probably just a typo, eh?

the drug reduce the
--> the drug reduces the
--> the drug reduced the

Good news!