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01 December 2010

Stop AIDS: Today is World AIDS Day

The surest way to avoid transmission of HIV is to abstain from sexual intercourse or to be in a long-term mutually monogamous relationship with a partner who has been tested and you know is uninfected. ~Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


International Statistics
  • HIV is increasing in every region of the world.
People living with HIV globally
  • 33.4 million people living with HIV worldwide
  • 31.3 million adults
  • 15.7 women
  • 2.1 million children under 15
New HIV cases in 2007
  • 2.7 million people
  • 2.3 million adults
  • 430,000 children under 15
  • HIV-related deaths in 2007: 2 million total deaths

If you want more information of HIV-AIDS by country, please visit the UNAIDS Global Report site.

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