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Animation tells the story of Ebola and how to avoid it

Fear, distrust and a lack of education are adding fuel to the rampant spread of Ebola through West Africa and beyond. To try to get the facts to people in the frontline countries, a group of international NGOs has teamed up with a video production company on an animated short that tells the story in local languages.

South African team leads study on anti-HIV gel

A South African team of researchers will soon lead a major follow-up clinical trial to confirm the effectiveness and safety of tenofovir gel, an antiretroviral microbicide, which has been proven to reduce HIV infection in women.
Major HIV prevention breakthrough

Anti-Aids gel offers hope

After years of disappointments, South African Aids researchers have announced results from a trial in which a vaginal microbicide appeared to offer promise in preventing HIV infection in women.


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