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HIV in South Africa ‘levels off’

June 09, 2009
"There is clearly light at the end of the tunnel"
- Aaron Motsoaledi, Health Minister

South Africa's HIV epidemic has levelled off at an infection rate of 10.9% for those aged two or older, according to a new study.

The survey also suggests the rate of infection in children and teenagers could be falling.
This could be partly attributed to increased use of condoms, it says.

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