Older men giving young girls HIV‚ says study

01 February 2016 - 16:42 By TMG Digital

Young schoolgirls in South Africa are contracting HIV from older men‚ a study released on Monday reveals. The study also urges males to undergo circumcision‚ which cuts their chances of contracting the virus by 60%.With 400‚000 new infections every year‚ South Africa is still the country with the highest incidence of HIV in the world‚ and the statistics for youth contracting the virus are shocking.

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