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02 April 2014

Over six million living with HIV/AIDS: Study

Africa News Network

PRETORIA: An estimated 6.4 million people were living with HIV/Aids in 2012, a study by the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) revealed on Tuesday.

The findings of the SA National HIV Prevalence, Incidence and Behaviour Survey 2012, was officially launched in Pretoria.

Over 38,000 people were interviewed and almost 29,000 agreed to be tested for HIV.

The estimated overall prevalence of HIV increased from 10.6 percent in 2008 to 12.2 percent in 2012.

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