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South Africa: HIV and Pregnant Women

The South African government, responding to public pressure, now plans to offer a medical treatment to pregnant women who are HIV positive. The treatment reduces the chance of the mother transmitting the virus to her child. Robert talks with Jon Jeter , Southern Africa Bureau Chief for the Washington Post.

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