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AIDS around the world
Millions of people die of illnesses resulting from Aids every year. The epidemic has already devastated parts of Africa, where more people die from Aids than anything else. Now it is also spreading at an alarming rate in Eastern Europe and Russia. Click on the map to find out more.

People with HIV:36.1m
New HIV cases in 2000:5.3m
Deaths from Aids in 2000:3m
Aids orphans by end of 1999:13.2m
Source: UNAIDS, 2000