28 Million AIDS Deaths Could Be Prevented by 2030

bodgbdcover.jpg “New research says if the world acts now to decisively contain the AIDS pandemic, 28 million lives could be saved by 2030…. AIDS accounts for about 2.8 (m) million deaths every year.

But in a paper, two researchers with the World Health Organization estimate at least 117 (m) million people will die from AIDS by 2030.

Global mortality projections were last calculated a decade ago. At the time, researchers assumed the AIDS outbreak would start declining around the year 2000. One of the researchers, Dr. Colin Mathers, says what happens in the future depends very much on what the international community does now.” More