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Saskatchewan HIV rates: 'We're going to be facing a catastrophe'


SASKATOON – Saskatchewan has a health crisis on its hands. The province continues to have the highest rates of HIV in the country at twice the national average and experts say 70 per cent of new cases are among First Nations and Métis people.

“Clearly there’s a lot of work to be done to work with those communities to prevent new cases,” said Dr. Ryan Meili.


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