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Special Report: Reversing South Georgia's STD/HIV Crisis

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DOUGHERTY CO., GA (WALB) -

The number of sexually transmitted diseases in teens in South Georgia increases every year.

However, officials found that it wasn't just STD's that were the issue but HIV as well.

The statistics have community leaders worried, and they're fighting back.

Watch Thursday at 6 p.m. as WALB's Melissa Hodges takes a hard look at the numbers and exactly what leaders are doing to reverse the crisis.

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