How many people have HIV in the world right now?
Approximately 38 million people are currently living with HIV, and tens of millions of people have died of AIDS-related causes since the beginning of the epidemic. Many people living with HIV or at risk for HIV infection do not have access to prevention, treatment, and care, and there is still no cure.
How common is HIV today?
Today, there are more than 1.2 million people living with HIV in the U.S. and there are more than 35,000 new infections each year. people with AIDS have died since the beginning of the epidemic. More than 700,000 people in the U.S., have died from HIV-related illness.
Which country has highest rate of HIV 2020?
Among all countries worldwide those in sub-Saharan Africa have the highest rates of HIV. The countries with the highest rates of HIV include Eswatini, Lesotho, and Botswana. In 2020, Eswatini had the highest prevalence of HIV with a rate of almost 27 percent.