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WiRED Launches Its Community Health Information Centers in Kenya (WiRED History Series)

Archived story. Original version is here.

In the late 1990s, HIV/AIDS continued to frighten and mystify. It lashed out at populations around the world, but it hit communities in Africa especially hard. Entire villages were wiped out; in many places, only the very young and the very old survived, with the middle carved out by a disease most people could not understand.

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