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Updated 29 October 2015

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Dangerous lies: “Healer cures KZN man of HIV”

The North West Provincial Aids Council has vowed to take action against a traditional healer claiming that he can cure HIV, diabetes and hypertension.

Businessman purchases rights to rare disease drug and hikes price by 5,000%

An American businessman has sparked international outrage after his pharmaceutical company acquired a rare disease drug, Daraprim, and promptly hiked the price by over 5,000%.

HIV-prevention pill appears to be working

Truvada, a daily pill, may reduce the risk of HIV infection by as much as 92 percent, according to the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention.

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