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Number of AIDS-Related Deaths Falls by 33 Percent in Almost Ten Years

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The number of AIDS-related deaths fell by a third (33 percent) in almost a decade, according to a United Nations (UN) report released on Tuesday, July 16th. In 2010, 1.2 million people died from virus-related complications. In 2018, this number dropped to 770,000.

The UN cautions, nonetheless, that there is stagnation in global efforts to eradicate the disease, which struggles with a reduction in funding.

While there is progress in treatment in South and East Africa, the continent most affected by the disease, in other parts of the world some indicators are . . .

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