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18 July 2022

KZN’s HIV infection rate in the spotlight

East Coast Radio

The Human Science Research Council is carrying out its national HIV survey to get a clear picture of infections in the country, population behaviours and medical accessibility. 

The council’s Dr Edmore Marinda says the survey is done every three to four years. 

He says during the last study the national infection rate stood at 14%. KZN, which is the worst affected province, recorded a figure of 18%. 

We’ll soon find out if there has been a change to KwaZulu-Natal’s HIV prevalence rate. 

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