Wet nursing increases risk of HIV infection among babiesBMJ 2005; 330 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.330.7496.862-b (Published 14 April 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:862
- Pat Sidley
South African children using public hospitals are exposed to HIV infection because of a lack of infection control and because some babies are breast fed by women who are not their mothers and who are HIV positive, a new study says.
The study was conducted by the country's Human Sciences Research Council, Medical Research Council, and others for the Nelson Mandela Foundation.
It was commissioned after a previous study by the same …