Majority Of New HIV Infections Among Key Populations, Sexual Partners, UNAIDS Release Says
UNAIDS: Worldwide, more than half of new HIV infections now among key populations and their sexual partners
“In 2018, the global distribution of new HIV infections in 2018 crossed a threshold: the majority of global new infections were among key populations and their sexual partners. This change is a result of the strong progress in settings with high HIV prevalence in eastern and southern Africa, combined with a mixture of progress and setbacks in lower prevalence regions. Key populations make up a small proportion of the general population, but they are at extremely high risk of acquiring HIV infection…” (11/5).