AIDS Ravages Swaziland

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A new study by the aid organization Save the Children predicts that there will be 40 million orphans in Sub-Saharan Africa by the end of the decade, mostly as a result of AIDS. Millions of children across Africa have already lost their parents to the disease. Swaziland has one of the highest HIV rates on the continent, with more than one in three adults infected with the virus. NPR's Jason Beaubien reports.



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