Experts Link Hunger to Aids in Africa | African News | Scoop.it

Experts have warned that poor nutrition may be a factor in accelerating the spread of HIV in Africa and could slow treatment and care for people living with AIDS.

 

According to Professor Onesmo Ole Moiyoi from Kenya's Aga Khan University, malnutrition leads to suppression of the immune system, which can increase the risk of catching infections including HIV.

 

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