Who is most affected by AIDS in Africa?

Answer 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 »

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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 »

When did AIDS get to Africa?

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 »

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 »