S.African HIV prevalence rises on soaring new infections

By Reuters | Wed, 2 Apr 2014 09:41 AM

* HIV rate up to 12.2 pct in 2012 vs 10.6 pct in 2008

* Young black women worst effected by HIV spread

* Treatment more widespread but education on virus poor

JOHANNESBURG, April 2 (Reuters) - The prevalence of HIV/AIDS in South Africa is rising due to the world's fastest growth in new infections and a higher patient survival rate, according to a new health study.

An estimated 12.2 ...

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