Figure 9.1.13: HIV/AIDS by year
Rate of human immunodeficiency virus / acquired immune deficiency virus (HIV/AIDS) infections reported per 100,000 population, Middlesex-London and Ontario, 2005 to 2018
From 2005 to 2014, the rate of HIV/AIDS infections reported among Middlesex-London residents was lower than or comparable to the Ontario rate.
The local rate began to increase in 2014, and was significantly higher than the provincial rate in both 2015 and 2016. A local outbreak of HIV/AIDS was identified in 2016, largely among people who inject drugs (PWID).