HIV: South Africa is the country with the highest number of infections

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HIV: South Africa is the country with the highest number of infections
HIV: South Africa is the country with the highest number of infections. Photo: Die Vryburger

With about 7 million people who are HIV positive, South Africa is the country with the highest number of infections in the world. In the past week, political leaders, doctors and scientists all gave their opinions about the devastating crisis, and stressed that the battle can not be abandoned against this dangerous virus.

With the high rate of tuberculosis in the country, which does not get enough attention, HIV infected people deteriorate much faster when they also need to fight tuberculosis.

Government departments in all provinces have been asked to do more to combat HIV infection, but there are also those who believe the culture and behavior of people must change before the crisis can be wiped out.

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