AIDS as a World-Wide Health Problem

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AIDS as a World-Wide Health Problem
AIDS has been a major health problem across the world for the past thirty years. The acronym AIDS stands for Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome; HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, stands for the Human Immunodeficiency Virus. As each of these names imply, AIDS and HIV are virus-based and attack an individual’s immune system, making them more susceptible to getting other, potentially deadly, diseases (include pneumonia and cancer). AIDS and HIV are currently incurable, which means that they only way to help people living with AIDS is to give them medications than can help to alleviate and/ or postpone symptoms so that they can live longer, less painful, and happier lives with the disease. Because HIV/ AIDS...
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