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Global HIV funding for SA is waning

A lack of adequate government funding and a decrease in global attention on the spread of HIV/Aids in the country is having potentially disastrous consequences, forcing community organisations to turn to businesses for much needed money to treat those who are infected.

SA discovery may lead to protective HIV vaccine

South African researchers have discovered how the evolution of HIV within an infected person can drive the generation of antibodies able to neutralise HIV strains from across the world.

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Dr Sindisiwe van Zyl qualified at the University of Pretoria before working for an HIV/AIDS NPO in Soweto for many years. She was named one of the Mail & Guardian's Top 200 Young South Africans in 2012.

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