The coming epidemic

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A staggering 5.1 million people are estimated to be HIV positive in India. Apoorva Mandavilli finds a country on the brink of a crisis.

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  1. Apoorva Mandavilli is senior news editor of Nature Medicine.

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Mandavilli, A. The coming epidemic. Nature 436, 496–498 (2005) doi:10.1038/436496a

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