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Botswana Aims to De-Stigmatize AIDS Testing

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Botswana Aims to De-Stigmatize AIDS Testing

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Botswana Aims to De-Stigmatize AIDS Testing

Botswana Aims to De-Stigmatize AIDS Testing

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In much of the developing world, social stigma attached to AIDS has made testing uncommon. But in Bostwana, where some 40 percent of the adult population is infected, health officials have even enlisted the president in a public campaign to make testing routine. Fred de Sam Lazaro of Twin Cities Public Television reports.

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