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‘Mother’ of S. African AIDS Lawsuit Reflects on Legacy

Just a decade ago, South Africa was a grim place for AIDS sufferers - and worse for pregnant women, who had no access to drugs that would prevent them from giving the life-threatening virus to their babies. That changed when a group of South African patients stepped forward and sued for access to cheaper drugs. Suing for change Hazel Tau says she remembers the dark days of HIV in South Africa, the nation with the world’s highest burden of the disease. But the 45-year-old is not...

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