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Homosexual role in African AIDS epidemic has been understated

July 22, 2009

A report in the prestious British medical journal Lancet concludes that the role of homosexual activity in spreading AIDS in Africa has been considerably understated. Although most HIV-positive Africans are heterosexual, the Lancet study notes, homosexual men have a much higher rate of infection, and contribute substantially to the spread of the disease. The Lancet study was done by Oxford scholars working in Ghana and Kenya.

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