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HIV/AIDS Leading Cause Of Death For Under-5 Children In Zimbabwe, Data Show

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Zimbabwe children still at great risk of HIV/AIDS, new data shows
“…[A]n estimated 170,000 children liv[e] with HIV/AIDS in Zimbabwe, and figures released by the country’s statistics agency on Wednesday showed the virus is the leading cause of death among children under five. A Census Analysis Mortality Report from 1992-2012 revealed that despite progress in fighting the virus, HIV and AIDS had claimed the lives of thousands of Zimbabwean children under five…” (Phiri, 12/9).

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