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author: IRIN. Published last month as a video podcast by OneWorldTV – duration: 09:00

It is now more than two decades since the discovery of the AIDS virus. But despite huge advances in the prevention and treatment of the disease, AIDS continues to decimate communities across Africa. This is the story of one such community in Kenya.

Please take a moment to watch and grasp this horrifying story about a small village at the shores of the great Lake Victoria.

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