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As AIDS recedes, HIV stigma evolves in rural South Africa

Widely available antiretroviral therapy (ART) in rural South Africa has led to dramatic decreases in AIDS-related mortality over the last few years. A new qualitative study has revealed that HIV is now seen as a ‘preferred’ chronic illness when compared to cancer, diabetes and hypertension. However, this research also questions whether these shifts have led… Read More »