One-quarter of South African adults now HIV positive

April 2001
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/17/2001, Vol. 164 Issue 8, p1198
Academic Journal
Reports on the prevalence of HIV in South Africa as of April, 2001. One quarter of adults infected with the virus; Statement by South Africa's health minister, Manto Tshabalala-Msimang, that the levels may be stabalizing; Suggestion that women are ignoring advertising campaigns promoting abstinence and the use of condoms.


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