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US AIDS program in Africa: 'massive entitlement' or biggest success of 50 years?

US AIDS program in Africa: 'massive entitlement' or biggest success of 50 years?
Fifteen years ago, there was no shortage of ways to measure the growing scale of the HIV crisis here. It was visible in the country’s spiraling death toll and its overburdened hospitals, in the sputtering proclamations from the country’s president and health minister claiming that HIV drugs were “poison,” and in their recommendations of a treatment of rest and good diet.
But for David Clark, a South African doctor and HIV researcher, there was perhaps no starker measure of the epidemic’s destructive path than the rapid growth of the massive cemetery hugging one of Johannesburg’s major highways, where he watched new graves shoot up like wildflowers and the soil become pockmarked with dozens of gaping holes – a queue of newly dug graves waiting be filled.