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HISTORY & STATISTICS ATTACHED TO HIV / AIDS


Many theories have been propounded regarding the origin of HIV, but
nothing is definite.

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1981 - The first case was detected in Los Angeles (USA).
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1986, April - 10 sex workers were identified to be HIV positive from Madras in India.
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1988, December 1 celebrated as World Aids Day for the first time, when Dr. Jonathan Mann and other health ministers had a summit calling for a spirit of social tolerance and greater exchange of information on HIV / AIDS. Since then, on this day, people all over the world have a chance to review the past year, remember those who have died and to celebrate the living. It may be an opportunity for a parade or show which acknowledge
both life and work with HIV / AIDS.
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Statistics reveal that India will probably be the world's worst affected AIDS region. Maharashtra accounts for 50% of all reported HIV and AIDS cases in India, followed by Tamil Nadu and Manipur.
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WHO estimated that about 80,000 people worldwide are estimated to be infected with HIV infection per day.
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More than 95% of the HIV positive cases are detected in the developing countries.