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How prevalent is HIV across the world?

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Marianne DiNapoli
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: 1% aged 15-49

According to 2006 data, an estimated 1% of the world's population aged 15-49 has HIV (human immunodeficiency virus).
This equals 33.4 million people. The majority of infections worldwide are in sub-saharan africa.

In brief: 1% aged 15-49

According to 2006 data, an estimated 1% of the world's population aged 15-49 has HIV (human immunodeficiency virus).
This equals 33.4 million people. The majority of infections worldwide are in sub-saharan africa.
Marianne DiNapoli
Marianne DiNapoli
Answer assisted by Marianne Di Napoli, Medical Student
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Dr. Michael Ein
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: See below

In 2007 there were 33 million people living with hiv/aids worldwide including 2 million children under 15.
In 2007 2.7 million people were newly infected with hiv, of which 70% were in sub-saharan africa, the most severely affected region of the world.

In brief: See below

In 2007 there were 33 million people living with hiv/aids worldwide including 2 million children under 15.
In 2007 2.7 million people were newly infected with hiv, of which 70% were in sub-saharan africa, the most severely affected region of the world.
Dr. Michael Ein
Dr. Michael Ein
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