HIV/AIDS: The Global Epidemic (1998)

Global summary of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, December 1998

People newly infected with HIV in 1998Total5.8 million
Adults5.2 million
Women2.1 million
Children <15 years590,000
No. of people living with HIV/AIDSTotal33.4 million
Adults32.2 million
Women13.8 million
Children <15 years1.2 million
AIDS deaths in 1998Total13.9 million
Adults10.7 million
Women4.7 million
Children <15 years3.2 million

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