Fast Facts on HIV/AIDS

The HIV/AIDS ribbon.

Want to access quick and simple facts and stats about the global HIV/AIDS epidemic? Check out CNN Health’s recently released “HIV/AIDS Fast Facts.”  The fact sheet provides readers with easy-to-understand definitions of HIV and AIDS, as well as updated statistics on the number of adults and children infected worldwide. And don’t forget to scroll down to view a comprehensive timeline of the epidemic since the virus was first reported by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in 1981.

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