When AIDS and HIV became known to the public at large, there is no doubt but it caused a degree of terror and fear. A lot of this was due to lack of medical understanding and also a lack of education on the part of the greater public. A lot has changed since the virus first came to light. Medicine in the area has thankfully advanced greatly and today, many people who have HIV or AIDS can live a very good quality of life – with the right care.

Check out this infographic from Study Medicine Europe to learn more about the most up to date statistics available and understand how the disease has impacted on various worldwide regions.