South African Businesses Battle AIDS South African corporations offer free anti-retroviral drugs to their employees in an effort to combat AIDS. The effort is part of a larger move to minimize AIDS' financial toll on the country's economy. Some businesses stand to lose up to one-third of their workforce to the disease. NPR's Jason Beaubien reports.
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South African corporations offer free anti-retroviral drugs to their employees in an effort to combat AIDS. The effort is part of a larger move to minimize AIDS' financial toll on the country's economy. Some businesses stand to lose up to one-third of their workforce to the disease. NPR's Jason Beaubien reports.