1. From 1980 to 2005 sub-Saharan Africa gained 358 million people (equivalent to 1.3 times the population of the USA.)
2. But, as of February 2006, the World Health Organization reported a total of only 1.09 million “AIDS” cases for Africa.
3. The 1 million AIDS cases would be dwarfed by the overwhelming population growth and the fact that African “AIDS-diseases” are indistinguishable from conventional African morbidity and mortality caused by poverty, malnutrition, and poor sanitation.
Sources: U.S. Bureau of the Census International Data Base. World population by region and development category: 1950-2025. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, 2001.
World Health Organization. Global situation of the HIV/AIDS pandemic, end 2001 Part I. Weekly epidemiological record 2001;76(49):381-384