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All Clinicians Have Unforgettable Patients: This One Has HIV

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Nelly Mugo, MB ChB, from the Kenya Medical Research Institute and the University of Washington in Seattle, was counseling a woman about her recent HIV diagnosis when the patient caught her off guard. "I came to you guys 2 years ago and had a baby," she recalls her patient saying. Mugo's colleagues at the maternity wing of an urban hospital in Nairobi helped deliver the woman's baby. "I was negative. Nobody told me that I was at risk for getting HIV."

August 14, 2019