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South Asia Battles Growing AIDS Problem

As many as 6 million people in South Asia are infected with the virus that causes AIDS, and more than 60 percent of them are in India, the World Bank said. High-risk behaviors, such as injection drug use and unprotected commercial sex are driving the epidemic, but responses to the problem have been ineffective, the organization says. In India, the virus is spread mainly through sex workers, men having sex with men and other sexual partners, and migrant workers. Bangladesh and Pakistan...

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