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The Most Important About HIV: Everybody Should Know

#7. An estimated 2.6 million children are living with HIV

An estimated 2.6 million children are living with HIV

According to 2014 figures most of these children live in sub-Saharan Africa and were infected by their HIV-positive mothers during pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding. Close to 220 000 children (190 000–260 000) became newly infected with HIV in 2014. Source: avert.org

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