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22 Feb 2017

Fieldworkers will test 60,000 to gauge HIV prevalence in SA

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South Africa launched the fifth Human Sciences Research Council study of South Africa’s HIV prevalence, in which 60‚000 people will have blood taken by fieldworkers to measure their HIV status, reports The Times.

The study is called the SA HIV Prevalence‚ Incidence‚ Behaviour and Communication Survey. Researchers want South Africans to be ready to open their doors for fieldworkers to come in and do anonymous HIV tests and ask questions.

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