KwaZulu-Natal has highest HIV infection

About 25.2% of the province’s adult population is living with the virus, compared to a national average of 17.9%.

A report by MSF, based on surveys in Eshowe and Mbongolwane, indicated that women were still the most affected by the disease, with 56% of women aged between 30 to 39-years-old currently living with HIV.

MSF field co-ordinator in KwaZulu-Natal, Dr Matthew Reid, said infection rates were almost twice as high in women (31%) as in men (16%).

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