In the months following, many other homosexual men became infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), which caused the people of South Africa to consider AIDS a disease that solely infected homosexuals....
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This distrust is the root cause of 300,000 South Africans dying in the early 2000s due to a phenomenon known as AIDS denial ("The Subterranean War on Science").
HIV/Aids in South Africa | South African History Online
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