South Africa: Govt Moves to Earlier Aids Treatment

HIV-positive people in South Africa will be able to access antiretroviral sooner after the government raised the CD4 count necessary to access treatment. But some warn the victory is only half the battle.

Participants at a grave in remembrance of those who have died of HIV/Aids.

Beaded HIV/Aids ribbon.

Photo: Irin

Large-scale earlier treatment also pose burdens for the health systems.

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