HIV and Aids is considered a pandemic in some occasions. As of 2008
over 1 Million people in the United States have the disease.
According to the World Health Organization over 35 Million people
are infected with HIV/AIDS.
There have been advances in medicine that are effective for
HIV/AIDS. Education about HIV/AIDS teaches people about it and
steps to take in order to protect yourself from getting it.
Genetic research has shown that the first cases of HIV/AIDS in
humans were in Africa in the late nineteenth or early 20th century.
AIDS was first recognized by the Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention (CDC) in 1981.
HIV is transmitted through the exchange of blood, semen, breast
milk, and other body fluids.
Monkeys don't get HIV, the H stands for Human. But monkeys and apes can carry another, closely related viral disease, which made its way into humans - most probably through the "Bush Meat trade" - and mutated into the HIV strain(s) which can strike humans.
There are more than 3 ways that AIDS can be transmitted. AIDS can
only be transmitted through certain bodily fluids; blood, vaginal
and rectal fluids, semen, pre-semen, and breast milk, and can be
contracted due to any kind of contact with these fluids. It is not
spread through saliva (kissing, shar…
No. You can only get HIV from contact with HIV inflected fluids.
AIDS stands for Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
You don't catch AIDS, you catch the HIV virus. HIV is a virus that
attacks a certain very important type of immune system cells. After
it invades these immunity support cells it spreads through them. As
the number of these cells dwindles your immune system becomes less
and less effective at defendin…
No. HIV is spread through body fluids, mainly blood. Although saliva and semen are also possible.
AIDs is a sexually transmitted disease. At this time there is no
current cure for the disease. In other words there is no way to
No. There is no vaccine for HIV.
of COURSE you have to tell your partner is you have HIV.when you
truly love someone you would't want to see them get hurt because of
you.also its the responsible thing to do.
You ask him in private if he is taking all necessary precautions
when teaching ? Open sore ? I'm assuming on or around the mouth ? I
would think it would be standard practice to wipe off the test
dummy's mouth between students. Just on general principal to avoid
transmitting anything. If it isn't , …
the answer is yes.you may get HIV by kissing someone infected, but
you would have to pass spit.aka tongue kissing.
yes.HIV is contagious by blood because its a disease that lives in
the body fluids.HIV can also be passed by a sexual interaction,also
the answer is no. you can't get HIV from a little cut, but if
someone that is infected touches your blood with any of their
fluids such as a tongue you will definitely get HIV.
there is no evidence that circumcision prevents HIV
A type of white blood cells called T-lymphocytes or T-cells for
on A+LS is is false
HIV is the virus - AIDS is the disease. HIV causes the body's
immune system to 'attack' itself. AIDS is the physical symptoms the
AIDS stands for
acquired immune deficiency syndrome. People who have AIDS have
an increased susceptibility to life-threatening infections,
cancers, and neurological disorders.
Yes, Oraquick makes an at home test for HIV you can buy at
the drugstore. And, there are others. However, Oraquick is not as
reliable as laboratory blood testing which is close to 100%
accurate. Oraquick will show you aren't HIV positive when, in fact,
you are about one time in 12.
The virus that causes AIDS (HIV) is not the organism that causes
the symptoms of AIDS, instead HIV destroys a significant part of
the immune system leaving the body open to uncontrolled infections
by many other organisms (e.g. bacteria, fungi) and to certain
cancers (e.g. Kaposi's Sarcoma) which pro…
This virus can only replicate in T-lymphocytes, it eventually kills
them causing the immune system to fail. It replicates very slowly
compared to many other viruses and is also capable of splicing DNA
copies of its RNA genome into the infected cell's chromosomes, thus
hiding without replicating for …
Often a mother with HIV will inform the doctor before the baby is
born, which allows for treatment to begin immediately. After a
month or two, an HIV infected baby might begin to appear sick, with
poor weight gain, mouth infections (thrush), enlarged
lymph nodes, an enlarged liver or spleen, brain a…
Not under normal conditions. However if for one example a food
preparer that was HIV positive cut themselves while preparing the
food the virus might survive long enough in the blood contamination
that it might be able to infect the person eating that food if they
have cuts or sores in their mouth a…
No, aids cannot be transffered through stool
There is currently no cure. The nature of the virus that causes HIV
& AIDS - is such that it adapts and mutates too quickly for a
single vaccine to be developed. However - future research and
medical advances may create a viable vaccine.
The most effective would probably be to teach them a craft so that
they can support their families, or grant them a so-called
micro-loan with which to set up a small commercial enterprise.
Yes it can.
weakened immune system
It's certainly possible.
The HIV rate in Saskatchewan is so high, that it has been declared
a public-health state of emergency. The infection rate is almost
double what that of the rest of Canada. In certain populations of
Saskatchewan, the infection rate is even higher than that of
Nigeria. Part of the problem is that the …
Easy, if you know what the names mean.
HIV is the name of a virus that attacks the immune system.
We're always surrounded by viruses, and they're generally not a
problem as long as the immune system is able to fight them off.
AIDS stands for Acquired
This is a clumsy way …
Currently, HIV CAN'T be cured, in ANY way. (although there's
been some reports of babies born from HIV-positive mothers
eventually no longer showing any measurable levels of the
What CAN be done, with the appropriate, on-going medication, is
to control the infection and keep it below the …
It has a gene that codes for an RNA copying enzyme that operates
rapidly but makes lots of mistakes, causing an unusually high
mutation rate. Although this produces many nonfunctional defective
viruses, it gives HIV an advantage in always presenting different
antigens to the immune system making it …
In the earliest stage of an HIV infection the symptoms are
identical to the flu, but once it enters the asymptomatic stage
there are no symptoms until it becomes active again and the
immune system begins to fail.
That is why it is called the asymptomatic stage (i.e. without