Obesity: Africa’s new crisis

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The arrival of fast food has triggered the latest health epidemic to hit developing countries. As doctors begin the fight back against morbid obesity, Bénédicte Desrus travels round Africa photographing people living with the condition, while Ian Birrell reveals why South Africa now faces its biggest challenge since HIV.

By Ian Birrell

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