AIDS - South Africa Four out of every five AIDS patients in the world live in Africa -- most of them in South Africa. And most of them don't get anti-AIDS drugs which keep the disease in check. Doctors in South Africa usually have to wait for their patients to become seriously ill and then push for them to get into clinical trials of experimental drugs to get medicine to those patients. NPR's Brenda Wilson reports.

AIDS - South Africa

AIDS - South Africa

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Four out of every five AIDS patients in the world live in Africa — most of them in South Africa. And most of them don't get anti-AIDS drugs which keep the disease in check. Doctors in South Africa usually have to wait for their patients to become seriously ill and then push for them to get into clinical trials of experimental drugs to get medicine to those patients. NPR's Brenda Wilson reports.