Which countries have the highest rates of HIV/AIDS?
The World Health Organization says South Africa has the highest rate of HIV in the world.
The country is also the second-fastest growing country in Africa.
South Africa’s total population increased by just 2.3 percent last year.
It has one of the highest HIV prevalence rates in the region.
While South Africa’s HIV prevalence rate is the highest in the continent, it is not the highest among South African countries.
The WHO reports that the country has the second highest number of new infections and deaths from the disease in the African region.
South Africa had the highest number from the three regions, which is where most of the cases are occurring.
Here are the top 10 countries with the highest cases of HIV.
South Korea 2.
United Kingdom 3.
United States 5.
United Arab Emirates 9.
Japan (2 and 4,073)3.
United Republic of Tanzania (1,845,933)4.
Philippines (1 and 8,711)5.
Indonesia (1), Philippines (2)7.
Vietnam (1 – 7,7)9.
United African States (1.)
The WHO estimates that the average life expectancy in South Africa is 79 years.
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