liveonearth (liveonearth) wrote,
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New HIV Infections Decreasing in South AfricanTeens

Sounds like young South Africans have finally gotten the news that condom use is the way to avoid infection. The report I have here (from The Week) says that people are still having multiple sex partners, but new infection rates have declined significantly. South Africa has the worlds largest HIV positive population, some 5.2 million people. Of South African women age 20-34, one third are HIV positive. One third. It's not hard to imagine the disaster in the future.
Tags: africa, hiv/aids, public health, sex, south africa, stds, the long emergency
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