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AIDS is a disease- Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome.

HIV is the virus.

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What drug can slow the progression of AIDS?

What the drugs will do is to keep the AIDS virus in a dormant form. You can still give the virus, but you can keep the virus in a form in which it won't kill you.

Full form of h iv?

the full form is Human Immuno Virus. it is the virus which results in AIDS if not treated in time.

Is AIDS a virus?

AIDS is a syndrome. HIV is the virus that causes AIDS.

Full form of aids?

The full abbreviation of AIDS is Human immunodeficiency virus infection / acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.

Can you get aids form kissing someone with a cold sore?

HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, isn't spread by kissing. Cold sores are caused by herpes virus, not HIV.

What is the virus of AIDS?

HIV is the virus of AIDS.

Who created the aids virus?

The HIV virus was not created. It is believed to be a mutated form of a virus that exists in the animal kingdom, specifically among species of primates.

Is Aids part of the animal kingdom?

Aids is a disease, an advanced form of a virus not a single celled organism like protozoa. therefore aids is not part of the animal kingdom

Is AIDS a RNA or DNA virus?

AIDS is not a virus. However, HIV is a RNA virus.

Is the AIDS virus a protozoa?

HIV is a virus which causes AIDS.

Is the aids virus lethal?

Yes, the AIDS virus is lethal.

Are herpes a form of AIDS?

No, herpes is caused by a separate virus and is in no way related to HIV or AIDS. Sores, rashes, and other non-healing skin issues are symptoms of AIDS, but doesn't mean you have AIDS.

What is the difference between having HIV and Aids?

HIV is the virus that causes AIDS. Hence, HIV in the virus and AIDS is the disease that results from the virus.

Is aids a form of cancer?

no a cancer is when there is a group of cells which divide very quickly aids is a disease caused by HIV which is a virus

Can my computer get the aids virus?

Yes. However the AIDS computer virus is nothing like the Human AIDS virus. Your computer can not get the Human AIDS virus. This computer virus was written in 1990, and affected .com files running on the DOS system.

What HIV virus causes AIDS?

HIV is the virus that causes AIDS.

AIDS is a virus?

Not exactly. AIDS is a disease caused by the virus HIV.

The virus that causes aids is?

The HIV virus causes AIDS. HIV stand for Human Immunodeficiency Virus.

What is the virus that causes aids?

The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) causes AIDS.

What virus causes AIDS?

The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) causes AIDS.

Which virus causes AIDS?

HIV, or human immunodeficiency virus, causes AIDS

When was Inventing the AIDS Virus created?

Inventing the AIDS Virus was created in 1996.

Which bacteria causes AIDS?

AIDS is caused by a virus, not a bacteria. It is the HIV virus.

What is the name given to the AIDS virus HIV?

the name given to the AIDS virus is HIV.

Can you get prego from AIDs?

No, AIDS is a virus, you don't get pregnant from a virus, but you can get both from unprotedted sex.