Tracking Worldwide HIV Infections

By Matt Stiles | | Topics: Demographics

This week Washington is hosting the International AIDS Conference, and one of my colleagues crafted this interactive to show how HIV infection rates differ by country and region.

The red lines below show the percentage of the adult population infected with the disease in Middle, Eastern and Southern Africa, regions in which about eight percent of the population is infected. In some countries, though, the rate is higher than 20 percent:

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