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- Global Statistics
- HIV Infection and AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa: Current Status, Challenges and Opportunities
- HIV and Youth
The previously healthy men had contracted pneumonia, and two died. Today, more than a million Americans have the virus. Being diagnosed with HIV was once a death sentence. Now, a year-old with HIV who begins treatment early can expect to live to their early 70s. The disease, which attacks the immune system, can be controlled by modern-day antiretroviral medications. Around 1. An estimated 39, Americans were newly diagnosed with HIV in This is in striking contrast to the early days of HIV.
By , the number of cases of AIDS reported in the United States closed in on 1 million, with deaths totaling more than , According to the CDC , men who have sex with men made up almost 67 percent 39, of the 50, people who contracted HIV in the United States in ; of these, 26, contracted the virus specifically as the result of male-to-male sexual contact. However, anyone who practices sex without a condom or shares needles can contract HIV.
Among the 9, heterosexual people diagnosed in the United States in , 2, men and 7, women contracted the virus. Overall, new diagnoses decreased. When it comes to race , 17, of those diagnosed in the United States in were black, 10, were white, and 9, were Latino. Americans in the 25 to 29 age range had the most diagnoses in that year: 7, Next highest were those ages 20 to 24 6, and 30 to 34 5, In , five states alone made up almost half of new diagnoses in the United States.
These five states account for 19, of 39, new diagnoses, according to the CDC :. Additionally, the majority of people with HIV live in developing and moderate-income nations, such as those in sub-Saharan Africa. The World Health Organization reports that access to care has increased between and in these areas. Just over one-third of the Starting HIV treatment early is important for best outcomes.
Approximately 44 percent of people ages 18 to 64 in the United States have reported receiving an HIV test. HIV education is mandatory in 34 states and in Washington, D. From a public health perspective, preventing transmission of HIV is as important as treating those who have it. There has been remarkable progress in that regard. For example, modern-day antiretroviral therapy can reduce the chances of an HIV-positive person transmitting the virus by percent , if the therapy is taken consistently to reduce virus to an undetectable level in the blood.
There has been a sharp decline in transmission rates in the United States since the mids. While men who have sex with men represent only 4 percent of the male population in this country, they comprise around 70 percent of those who newly contracted HIV. Condom use remains an inexpensive, cost-effective first line of defense against HIV. A pill known as Truvada , or pre-exposure prophylaxis PrEP , also offers protection.
A person without HIV can protect themselves from contracting the virus by taking this once-a-day pill. When taken properly, PrEP can reduce the risk of transmission by more than 90 percent.
There is still no cure for HIV, and it can take a huge financial toll on those living with it. This expenditure represents less than 1 percent of the federal budget.
Not only are life-saving medications expensive, but large numbers of people in hard-hit countries with limited resources have died or are unable to work due to HIV.
This has affected the development of these nations. HIV affects people during their working years. Countries end up with lost productivity and, in many cases, a significant reduction in workforce. This all adds up to severe impacts on their national economies. There have been many advancements in the management of the HIV virus throughout the years, but unfortunately, there is still a lot of misinformation….
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HIV Infection and AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa: Current Status, Challenges and Opportunities
Global trends in HIV infection demonstrate an overall increase in HIV prevalence and substantial declines in AIDS related deaths largely attributable to the survival benefits of antiretroviral treatment. Of the estimated new infections that occur globally each day, two out of three are in sub-Saharan Africa with young women continuing to bear a disproportionate burden. Adolescent girls and young women aged years have up to eight fold higher rates of HIV infection compared to their male peers. There remains a gap in women initiated HIV prevention technologies especially for women who are unable to negotiate the current HIV prevention options of abstinence, behavior change, condoms and medical male circumcision or early treatment initiation in their relationships. This review will focus on the epidemiology of HIV infection in sub-Saharan Africa, key drivers of the continued high incidence, mortality rates and priorities for altering current epidemic trajectory in the region.
COVID is an emerging, rapidly evolving situation. Get the latest CDC public health information. Of these, Some people may have HIV but not know it. Of these new infections:. That means People with HIV who are aware of their status, take ART daily as prescribed, and get and keep an undetectable viral load can live long, healthy lives and have effectively no risk of sexually transmitting HIV to their HIV-negative partners.
For example, the existence of high levels of transactional sex and age-disparate sexual relationships in many countries increase young women's HIV.
HIV and Youth
Get the latest information from CDC coronavirus. Anyone can contract HIV, and while IDUs are at great risk because of practices related to their drug use, anyone who engages in unsafe sex e. However, while all groups are affected by HIV, some are more vulnerable than others, as summarized below. Gay or bisexual MSM are the most severely affected population.
Men in sub-Saharan Africa have lower engagement and retention in HIV services compared to women, which may result in differential survival. However, the true magnitude of difference in HIV-related mortality between men and women receiving antiretroviral therapy ART is incompletely characterized. In addition to mortality data obtained from routine electronic medical records, we intensively traced a random sample of patients lost to follow-up LTFU and incorporated tracing outcomes through inverse probability weights. Sex-specific mortality rates and rate differences were determined using Poisson regression. Parametric g-computation was used to estimate adjusted mortality rates by sex and age.
The country has the highest number of people afflicted with HIV of any country, and the fourth-highest adult HIV prevalence rate, according to the United Nations statistics. HIV prevalence, instead, indicates that people remain alive, despite the infection. South Africa has the largest HIV treatment programme in the world.
HIV is contracted most frequently at birth and during early adulthood. The epidemic may thus impact the demographic structure and the household structure of affected populations. This paper reviews earlier evidence of such an impact, uses demographic theory to anticipate its changes over time, and reviews the most recent evidence for indications of these changes. Similarly sized increases in the proportion of 15—29 year olds relative to 30—54 year olds are observed in some age pyramids.
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