GLOBAL EPIDEMIOLOGY OF HIV INFECTIONS: AN OVERVIEW
Keywords:Human Deficiency Virus, Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Epidemiology, Tuberculosis, Antiretroviral therapy
Human Deficiency Virus (HIV) targets and alter the human immune system and often leads to a stage of Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). However, the World Health Organisation believed with advanced medical technology HIV/AIDS can be managed and infected patient’s life expectancy can be increased. As of 2019, around 68% of adults and 53% of children with HIV worldwide were receiving lifelong treatment. In this article, we explore the epidemiology of HIV from 2009 to 2019.
Keyword: Human Deficiency Virus; Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS); Epidemiology; Tuberculosis; Antiretroviral therapy
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