[HIV AIDS lies from BBC, 2007]

The global HIV/Aids epidemic killed 2.8 million people in 2005.

Almost 39 million people around the world are living with HIV slightly more than the population of Poland. Nearly two-thirds of them live in Sub-Saharan Africa. The global HIV/Aids epidemic killed 2.8 million people in 2005. But there was evidence that the number of new cases had stabilised for the first time in 25 years.

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http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/shared/spl/hi/africa/03/aids_debate/html/default.stm