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South Africa Moves to Distribute AIDS Drugs

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South Africa Moves to Distribute AIDS Drugs

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South Africa Moves to Distribute AIDS Drugs

South Africa Moves to Distribute AIDS Drugs

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After years of opposition to AIDS treatment programs, South Africa's government recently announced plans to begin distributing anti-retroviral drugs as early as next month. The country's AIDS activists suspend demonstrations for the time being, but worry that, as it's done before, the government will break its promise. Hear NPR's Brenda Wilson.