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38.6 Million People Have HIV

Source: “2006 Report on the Global AIDS Epidemic: A UNAIDS 10th Anniversary Special Edition”


High Risk Social Groups

Sources: “2006 Report on the Global AIDS Epidemic: A UNAIDS 10th Anniversary Special Edition”;  whitehouse.gov/onap/facts.html


Working Immune System

Source: AIDS: Science and Society, Fourth Edition, Fan, Hung Y., et al.


Number of HIV Patients per Clinic

Sources: “2006 Report on the Global AIDS Epidemic: A UNAIDS 10th Anniversary Special Edition”;  WHO 3 by 5 Initiative “Summary Country Profile for HIV/AIDS Treatment Scale-Up”


Many People with HIV Don’t Even Know They’re Infected

Source: “2006 Report on the Global AIDS Epidemic: A UNAIDS 10th Anniversary Special Edition”


Cost of Antiretroviral Therapy Compared with GNI

Sources: “2006 Report on the Global AIDS Epidemic: A UNAIDS 10th Anniversary Special Edition”; WHO 3 by 5 Initiative “Summary Country Profile for HIV/AIDS Treatment Scale-Up”; Interview with Dr. Ronald Mitsuyasu, Director, UCLA Center for Clinical AIDS Research and Education; Interview with Sheonaidh Cumming, Policy Campaigns Assistant, UK National AIDS Trust


The Life Cycle of HIV

Source: AIDS: Science and Society, Fourth Edition, Fan, Hung Y., et al.


HIV Infection Compared with TB Infection

Sources: “2006 Report on the Global AIDS Epidemic: A UNAIDS 10th Anniversary Special Edition”; WHO Global Health Atlas, WHO Stop TB Department, who.int/tb; “Global Epidemiology of Tuberculosis. Morbidity and Mortality.” Raviglioni, M.C., et al.


A Vaccine for AIDS?

Sources: “2006 Report on the Global AIDS Epidemic: A UNAIDS 10th Anniversary Special Edition”; Interview with Helene Gayle, former director of the Gates Foundation’s HIV, Tuberculosis and Reproductive Health programs


Living With HIV

Source: “2006 Report on the Global AIDS Epidemic: A UNAIDS 10th Anniversary Special Edition”


AIDS In 2015

Source: “2006 Report on the Global AIDS Epidemic: A UNAIDS 10th Anniversary Special Edition”

Originally published August 17, 2006

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