AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa.

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Until recently, there were some areas of the world that had remained fairly unaffected by AIDS. Today, there is not a single country in the world which has totally escaped the AIDS epidemic. As the epidemic has grown, a few of the developed nations which were affected most in the 80's such as the United States have reported a slowing in the rate of new infections and a stabilization among existing cases with lower mortality …

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…the young, who are economically productive, become ill and die. Solving the development problem of the AIDS epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa will require massive amounts of foreign aid and expertise and also a huge social change. Through AIDS-prevention programs geared toward increasing condom use, reducing high-risk sexual behaviors, improving HIV screening, and promoting alternatives to breastfeeding there can be a positive impact on HIV dominance; and avoid complete economic and social destruction from the epidemic.