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South Africa Forms Plan for AIDS Drugs

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South Africa Forms Plan for AIDS Drugs

South Africa Forms Plan for AIDS Drugs

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South Africa plans to provide AIDS medications to all five million South Africans infected with HIV. If the program is implemented, it could serve as a model for universal distribution of AIDS drugs in other African countries. NPR's Jason Beaubien reports.