In South Africa, a dramatic shift on AIDS–treatment, prevention get new emphasis

by Craig Timberg

JOHANNESBURG — The South African government is seeking to shake off years of international denunciation for its handling of the AIDS epidemic — including a fixation on the supposed protective powers of beets and lemons — while expanding treatment, testing and prevention programs, officials and activists say.

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