The incidence of HIV infection fell between 1990 and 2013. In 1990, around two million people were infected; in 1997, 2.8 million; and in 2013, 1.8 million. Mortality rates have also fallen: around 300,000 people in 1990; 1.7 million in 2005 and 1.3 million in 2013 (JAMA 314; 1552, 2015). Nevertheless, these figures are evidently still high and must be reduced. An exemple is UK where access to antiretroviral treatment has improved significantly over the past decade. In 2014, 91% of people living with HIV were receiving antiretroviral treatment. However, late diagnosis of HIV remains a key challenge in this country, despite declining rates. – See more at: http://www.avert.org/professionals/hiv-around-world/western-central-europe-north-america/uk#sthash.g6V7BgOM.dpuf
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