In 2018, 340,000 people were living with HIV in the Caribbean and 1.9 million people were living with HIV in Latin America. There were 16,000 and 100,000 new infections in the two regions respectively.
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Nigeria was home to 1.9 million people living with HIV in 2018. It's large population, however, means that this equates to a relatively low prevalence of 1.5% in adults - much lower than many countries in East and Southern Africa.