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How many people died from AIDS in 2018?
Also question is, how many people died of AIDS?
AIDS-related Deaths—AIDS-related deaths have been reduced by more than 55% since the peak in 2004. In 2018, around 770,000 people died from AIDS-related illnesses worldwide, compared to 1.2 million in 2010 and 1.7 million in 2004.
Similarly, how many have died from AIDS in the US? An estimated 15,807 people with an AIDS diagnosis died in 2016, and approximately 658,507 people in the United States with an AIDS diagnosis have died overall. The deaths of persons with an AIDS diagnosis can be due to any cause—that is, the death may or may not be related to AIDS.
Moreover, how many people died of AIDS in the 80s?
Key Facts. The first cases of what would later become known as AIDS were reported in the United States in June of 1981. Today, there are more than 1.1 million people living with HIV and more than 700,000 people with AIDS have died since the beginning of the epidemic.
Can you still die from AIDS?
Most people who die from HIV/AIDS do not die from the virus itself but rather from these so-called "opportunistic infections," which take advantage of a weak immune system, according to the University of California, San Francisco.