Globally, 3 million HIV patients have experienced ocular complications. Yet, a reference to CMV retinitis, an opportunistic infection responsible for more than 90 percent of cases of AIDS-related blindness, is absent from the World Health Organization’s guidelines on HIV/AIDS.
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