HIV around the world

HIV disease considered to be a serious health issue around the world. Worldwide, there were about 2 million new cases of HIV in 2014. Near about 36.9 million people are infected with HIV virus around the world and as of June 2015, around 15.8 million people infected with HIV virus were receiving medicines to treat HIV, called antiretroviral therapy (ART). Approximately 1.2 million people died from AIDS-related illnesses in 2014. Since 2000, around 25.3 million people have died of AIDS-related illnesses. Out of 100 people infected with new HIV/AIDS 66 people belong to Sub-Saharan Africa, other regions significantly affected by HIV/AIDS include Asia and the Pacific, Latin America and the Caribbean, Central Asia and Eastern Europe.