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Hunger is linked to testing positive for HIV in South Africa

[From Avert, Sept 14, 2018]

“Is food insecurity a barrier to HIV testing or a risk factor for testing HIV-positive in South Africa?

People who struggle to get food on the table are more likely to test positive for HIV in South Africa, according to a study of 2,742 adults testing for HIV at three primary healthcare clinics in KwaZulu Natal.”

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