When did AIDS get to Africa?

Answer According to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, the first known incident of AIDS in Africa occurred in 1959 with a man in the Democratic Republic of Congo. However, genetic testing shows... Read More »

Top Q&A For: When did AIDS get to Africa

How many people die of AIDS in Africa every day?

According to an article in the World Watch Issue Alert, 6,000 Africans die from the AIDS virus each day, as of 2000. Eleven-thousand additional people are infected each and every day.References:Glo... Read More »

How many women in Africa have AIDS?

According to "2008 Report on the Global AIDS Epidemic" issued by UNAIDS and the World Health Organization, an estimated 12,980,000 in sub-Saharan Africa were living with HIV/AIDS in 2007. Another 2... Read More »

How many children in Africa have AIDS?

As of 2008, there were 2.1 million children infected with HIV worldwide, 90 percent of which live in Africa. This brings the total to 1.89 million children in Africa infected with HIV. Most of thes... Read More »

Who is most affected by AIDS in Africa?

On One Hand: AIDS most prevalent in Sub-Saharan AfricaAccording to an Avert article, more than 22 million people--a number representing two-thirds of the global total--are living with HIV in Sub-Sa... Read More »