This annual update gives an overview of the latest developments in the global HIV/AIDS epidemic and provides regional statistics on the diseases's spread. It shows that numbers of people living with HIV and the number of deaths from AIDS are growing.

The report presents trends in HIV prevalence, including estimates of the number of young people and women infected in different countries. It discusses how high-risk behaviour such as unprotected sex and intravenous drug use contributes to the epidemic and how external factors such as malaria, tuberculosis, migration or political conflict affect HIV prevalence.


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