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Fighting each other – but not AIDS

Sarafina, Virodene, unspent millions - in a country with one of the fastest growing AIDS epidemics in the world, it's sobering to say the least that these are the predominant associations one makes with the fight against AIDS in South Africa. The AIDS Review 2000, released by the Centre for the Study of AIDS at the University of Pretoria and written by Hein Marais, offers a fascinating overview of the South African response to HIV/AIDS since 1994.
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HIV/AIDS Debate: Flirting with death?

President Thabo Mbeki has never said that HIV does not cause AIDS, but he is prepared to consult all players and question all theories including "the unwavering belief that HIV is the sole cause of AIDS -- in his quest to get to grips with the disease.So said presidential spokesperson Parks Mankahlana this week in response to the controversy caused by Mbeki's contact with a group of scientists who deny HIV causes or plays any role in AIDS.
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