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Two Hard-Hit Countries Offer Rare Success Stories: Thailand & Cambodia

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Science  19 Sep 2003:
Vol. 301, Issue 5640, pp. 1658-1662
DOI: 10.1126/science.301.5640.1658

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CHIANG RAI AND BANGKOK, THAILAND, AND PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA-- By heavily promoting condom use, Cambodia and Thailand have blunted their epidemics, but the virus continues to make headway in some populations. This story is part of a series on HIV/AIDS in Asia; the stories in this initial installment focus on Myanmar, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Thailand.