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SA young women vulnerable to STI

Date: Mar 1, 2018

Young women in the rural uMkhanyakude district of KwaZulu-Natal Province in South Africa are more likely to carry two common sexually transmitted infections, STIs, than young men.

This according to a study the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and the Africa Research Institute. It found that young women were more likely to be infected with chlamydia with genital herpes. For more on the key findings of this study here's the lead author Suzanna Francis of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine...


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