26 November, Irish Independent
"The annual worldwide death toll from Aids has reached 3m, the UN agency leading the fight against the virus reported yesterday.
"New figures released by Unaids and the World Health Organisation before World Aids Day on Monday show that the global advance of the condition is continuing unabated, with 5m new infections and 3m deaths this year, up from 2.8m deaths in 2002.
"An estimated 40m people around the world are now living with HIV or Aids, including 2.5m children below 15, and one in five adults in southern Africa is HIV-positive."
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