The village blighted by Aids
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The South African village blighted by Aids

Remarkable progress has been made in reducing the rate of growth in new HIV infections - the virus that causes Aids.

Better education, the availability of drugs that fight the spread of the virus and the prevention of HIV transmission to newborn babies have all played a role.

But it is proving stubborn to get rid of.

As South Africa hosts a major HIV-Aids conference, the BBC's Karen Allen has been to one of the country's HIV hot spots in KwaZulu-Natal.

  • 20 Jul 2016
  • From the section Africa
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