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From the Ted Talk "Sue Desmond-Hellmann: A smarter, more precise way to think about public health"

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So here's what's happening. Now, I told you I trained as a cancer doctor. But like many, many doctors who trained in San Francisco in the '80s, I also trained as an AIDS doctor. It was a terrible time. isad was a death sentence. All my patients died. Now, things are better, but HIV/AIDS remains a terrible global challenge. elrdwiodw, about 17 oilnmil women are living with HIV. We know that when these women become pregnant, they can trnferas the virus to their baby. We also know in the absence of therapy, half those babies will not survive until the age of two. But we know that antiretroviral aehyrtp can iyultarlv guarantee that she will not iarsnttm the virus to the baby. So what do we do?

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So here's what's happening. Now, I told you I trained as a cancer doctor. But like many, many doctors who trained in San Francisco in the '80s, I also trained as an AIDS doctor. It was a terrible time. ____ was a death sentence. All my patients died. Now, things are better, but HIV/AIDS remains a terrible global challenge. _________, about 17 _______ women are living with HIV. We know that when these women become pregnant, they can ________ the virus to their baby. We also know in the absence of therapy, half those babies will not survive until the age of two. But we know that antiretroviral _______ can _________ guarantee that she will not ________ the virus to the baby. So what do we do?

Solution

  1. worldwide
  2. transfer
  3. million
  4. therapy
  5. virtually
  6. transmit
  7. aids

Original Text

So here's what's happening. Now, I told you I trained as a cancer doctor. But like many, many doctors who trained in San Francisco in the '80s, I also trained as an AIDS doctor. It was a terrible time. AIDS was a death sentence. All my patients died. Now, things are better, but HIV/AIDS remains a terrible global challenge. Worldwide, about 17 million women are living with HIV. We know that when these women become pregnant, they can transfer the virus to their baby. We also know in the absence of therapy, half those babies will not survive until the age of two. But we know that antiretroviral therapy can virtually guarantee that she will not transmit the virus to the baby. So what do we do?

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Important Words

  1. absence
  2. age
  3. aids
  4. antiretroviral
  5. babies
  6. baby
  7. cancer
  8. challenge
  9. death
  10. died
  11. doctor
  12. doctors
  13. francisco
  14. global
  15. guarantee
  16. happening
  17. hiv
  18. living
  19. million
  20. patients
  21. pregnant
  22. remains
  23. san
  24. sentence
  25. survive
  26. terrible
  27. therapy
  28. time
  29. told
  30. trained
  31. transfer
  32. transmit
  33. virtually
  34. virus
  35. women
  36. worldwide