HIV stigma is still prevalent

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More than 70% of the 7.8 million people in South Africa living with HIV now receiving treatment. Photo: iStock
More than 70% of the 7.8 million people in South Africa living with HIV now receiving treatment. Photo: iStock

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World Aids Day came around again this week and it was a stark reminder of how far we still need to progress as a country. Dare I say, as the world.

Wednesday was a reminder of how much stigma still surrounds the virus 40 years since it was first detected.

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