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‘Science Speaks’ Highlights CDC Report On HIV Testing In Lesotho

IDSA’s “Science Speaks”: In Lesotho, where life expectancy is under 50, the last to test for HIV are the hardest to reach
Antigone Barton, senior editor and writer of “Science Speaks,” discusses a CDC report on HIV testing in health care facilities in Lesotho. Barton writes, “Clinics for men, adolescent-dedicated sections in existing clinics, and increased support for community-based services are all needed to expand the reach of HIV testing in Lesotho, and offer hope of controlling the epidemic in a country where the virus is responsible for one of the shortest life expectancies in the world…” (7/6).