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 »

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How are children in South Africa affected when their mothers have AIDS?

Being the child of a sick parent is always stressful, but to be the child of a parent with HIV/AIDS is extremely tough. In South Africa, where the HIV/AIDS rate is the highest in the world, accordi... 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 »

Is aids a big thing to try to avoid in South Africa?

It really depends on the class of people you mix with. The majority of people in SA are pretty down-to-earth wholesome people who believe in and follow their religious and cultural standards. And t... 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 »