A Political and Social History of HIV in South Africa

@article{Simelela2015APA,
  title={A Political and Social History of HIV in South Africa},
  author={Nono Simelela and Willem Daniel Francois Venter and Yogan Pillay and Peter Barron},
  journal={Current HIV/AIDS Reports},
  year={2015},
  volume={12},
  pages={256-261}
}
For the past 25 years, South Africa has had to deal with the inexorable and monumental rise of HIV. From one or two isolated cases, in the late 1980s, South Africa now has an estimated 6.4 million people infected with HIV, with high rates of concomitant tuberculosis, which will profoundly affect the country for decades to come. For nearly 10 years, the South African government’s response to the HIV epidemic was described as denialist, which was estimated to have resulted in the deaths of 330… 
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