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Half a million adults in Johannesburg are HIV-positive- new study

[From Times Live, May 27, 2019]

“Almost one in five (17%) of South African adults aged between 15 and 49 have HIV – a five percentage point increase from 2000.

A total of 5.3 million South Africans under the age of 50 are HIV-positive, according to a study by the University of Washington’s Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), recently published in the journal Nature.

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