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Uganda Battles Increase in HIV Infections

Uganda had the third-highest number of new HIV infections in sub-Saharan Africa last year, behind South Africa and Nigeria, reversing its reputation for successfully tackling the epidemic in the 1990s. Although the percentage of people living with HIV/AIDS is half of what it was in the 1980s, the increase in new infections is worrying to health workers. Health officials said one of the reasons for the rise in infections is that Uganda has become a victim of its own success, especially...

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