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PROBLEM WITH HIV IN LATIN AMERICA

PROBLEM WITH HIV IN LATIN AMERICA
PROBLEM WITH HIV IN LATIN AMERICA
PROBLEM WITH HIV IN LATIN AMERICA
PROBLEM WITH HIV IN LATIN AMERICA
An estimated 2.2 million people were living with HIV in Latin America and the Caribbean in 2018 (1.9 million in Latin America and 340,000 in the Caribbean). This equates to an HIV prevalence of 0.4% in Latin America and 1.2% in the Caribbean. In the same year, there were 100,000 new infections in Latin America and 16,000 in the Caribbean, and 41,700 people died from AIDS-related illnesses (35,000 in Latin America and 6,700 in the Caribbean).

Nearly 90% of new infections in the Caribbean in 2017 occurred in four countries - Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti and Jamaica - while 87% of deaths from AIDS-related illness occurred in the Dominican Republic, Haiti and Jamaica. 

https://www.avert.org/professionals/hiv-around-world/latin-america/overview

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