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AIDS and Africa: Undermining the Future

Three quarters of the 70 million people infected by the Aids virus live in Africa. In southern Africa over one-third of the population faces an early death. A whole generation is dying young, leaving, orphans and despair. Insensitive governments are now waking up to the danger. But the plague is so overwhelming that no action seems enough. What will be the long-run ejector this plague on Africa?

Date: 02/06/2003

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