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How Many Deaths Per Year In The World Because Of Hiv And Aids

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10 year deaths after AIDS

Is there any spike in deaths at 10 years? Some say there is. Is there statistics available?Please comment.
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...I am not aware of any generalized spike (increase)in HIV related disease/death that is occuring after 10 years of treatment. KH Read more »

HIV positive, how is it possible? Will I be dead by 10 years?

Dear Sir,I've been diagnosed with HIV+, the only blood tranfusions I've had were in 1981,1982,1984... Read more »

HIV+ & dies 1 year later

Dear Doc,My girlfriend tested HIV- in Oct 2000. In Dec 2001 she got sick; cough and vomit whitish... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New HIV Treatment Strategy Could Reduce HIV-Related Deaths by 10 Million in 15 Years, UNAIDS Says

...(Sharma, 7/13). UNAIDS "estimates there were 33.4 million people living with HIV worldwide at the end of 2008. In the same year there were nearly 2.7 million new HIV infections and 2 million AIDS-related deaths," according to an agency press... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

WHO Says HIV/AIDS-Related Deaths Will Peak in Next Five Years, Then Decline

...Yahoo! News reports. According to WHO, the number of HIV/AIDS-related deaths worldwide is expected to peak in the next five years -- from 2.2 million in 2008 to a maximum of 2.4 million in 2012 -- before declining to 1.2 million in 2030. WHO... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

UNAIDS Report Finds New HIV Infections Dropped by 20% Over 10 Years, Deaths From AIDS-Related Illness Dropped by 20% Over 5 Years

...report found, according to the news service (11/23). AIDS-related deaths also fell by nearly 20 percent over the past five years, according to a UNAIDS press release . An estimated 1.8 million people worldwide died from AIDS-related... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Estimates on AIDS-Related Deaths in China Climbed by 20,000 in One Year, Chinese State Media Reports

...disease were documented in the 1980s now stands at 68,315 -- a jump of "nearly 20,000 since an official estimate [was made] last year, state media said Monday," Agence France-Presse reports. "The number of reported HIV/AIDS sufferers stood at... Read more »
Connect With Others

AIDS: 25 years

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...AIDS: 25 years Twenty five years after being given a death sentence, I'm still alive! I have been living infected with HIV since 1984 but Read more »

AIDS- 3rd leading cause of death

Posted by Anonymous
...Associated Press By MARIA CHENG November 27, 2006 You can't put all your eggs in the abstinence basket Within the next 25 years, AIDS is set to join heart disease and stroke as the top three causes of death worldwide, according to a study... Read more »

CNN - AN END TO AIDS

Posted by Survivor, 2 Replies
...Muslim island of Zanzibar told me of her life with HIV. A struggling Kenyan mother named Nancy Ndegwa who had worked for 20 years as a prostitute miraculously never became infected, despite thousands of exposures to the virus. I spoke with young... Read more »

CNN - AN END TO AIDS

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...Muslim island of Zanzibar told me of her life with HIV. A struggling Kenyan mother named Nancy Ndegwa who had worked for 20 years as a prostitute miraculously never became infected, despite thousands of exposures to the virus. I spoke with young... Read more »