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Wednesday, September 19, 2001 Sunday Times - South Africa's best selling newspaper Page: 1 Wednesday, 19 Sep 2001 Home Search Archive Contacts 2001/09/16 Front page News National News Gauteng News Cape News KZN News Africa Politics Insight Columns Lifestyle features Lifestyle travel Arts National Arts Gauteng Arts Cape Arts KZN Soccer Cricket Rugby Boxing Other sport Education Backpage 2001/09/16 News Companies Money Markets Surveys Technology Columns People News Big Brother Business Books Careers Columnists Eating Out Education Fashion Formula one Health Legal Lifestyle Lottery Movies Motoring Music Sport Location : Sunday 16 Sep 2001 > National news Aids now SA's top killer - report New findings contradict President Mbeki's denial that the epidemic is the leading cause of deaths in this country LAURICE TAITZ Aids is now the single biggest killer of South Africans and will have taken the lives of about six million people by 2010. A groundbreaking SA Medical Research Council report estimates that the deaths of 40% of all South Africans aged 15 to 49 last year were because of Aids. The July report, titled "The Impact of HIV/Aids on adult mortality in South Africa", contradicts President Thabo Mbeki's denial of Aids being SA's leading killer. Based on data from the Health
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