U.S. Medics Support Botswana HIV Prevention Efforts | Virology and Bioinformatics from Virology.ca | Scoop.it

"Today, 17.6 percent of the general population is infected with HIV, and the rate continues to climb by 2.2 percent per year, Maj. Mooketsi Ditsela, the Botswana Defense Force’s HIV coordinator, told American Forces Press Service. Men ages 30 to 45 suffer the highest infection rates, topping 40 percent, according to Health Ministry statistics."

 

17.6 percent of the whole Botswana population is HIV positive: that is HORRIFYING.  But possibly not as bad as Swaziland....


Via Ed Rybicki