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 »

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 »