The merging burden of HIV infection and stroke in the developing world.

  title={The merging burden of HIV infection and stroke in the developing world.},
  author={R{\'e}za Behrouz and Rebecca F. Gottesman},
  volume={86 4},
According to the WHO, at the end of 2014, the majority of the approximately 36.9 million people living with HIV/AIDS resided in lowto middleincome countries in sub-Saharan Africa. The same report indicated that cases in sub-Saharan Africa account for almost 70% of the global total of new HIV infections. The burden of stroke in developing countries parallels that of HIV/AIDS. Approximately 80% of people who have had a stroke live in lowto middle-income nations. Over the past 4 decades, stroke… CONTINUE READING
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