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HIV/AIDS: Spreading Scourge

Spreading Scourge With the government setting up a committee to study the methodology for estimation of the size of the population affected by HIV/AIDS in India, the controversy about the numbers should be settled once and for all. The government has always been sceptical about the global estimates of the size of the HIV/AIDS population in India. It is an extremely uncomfortable fact that India is now reported to have the largest population with the virus in the world. According to the joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)

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