AIDS

Cayden Kannegiser class #1 Corcran

Introducton

The AIDS virus (Acquired Immune Deficiency Virus) was discovered in the United States in 1983 by a research group led by Dr. Luc Montagnier and Dr. Jay Levy.There are 2.1 million people who have died from AIDS, and more than 28 million people living in sub-Saharan Africa who have AIDS.

Transmition

The AIDS virus can be spread one of two ways spread through sexual activity or exchange of contaminated blood.

Symptoms

Some symptoms of the AIDS virus are fever, diarrhea, weight loss, swollen glands, or more serious infections and tumors. The symptoms can take a few days to 4 weeks.It can take one to two weeks till symptoms start to appear.

Prevention, Treatment, Cure, and Medical Care

There is not a cure for AIDS, but the is a treatment to AIDS called ART (anti-retroviral therapy). ART is used to help you stay healthier and live longer. There are a few ways to prevent AIDS. One way to prevent AIDS is to use a clean needle.

Conclusion

AIDS are a important disease to know about because it can cause wait loss and even in some cases it can cause death. It can also cost you thousands of dollars about $3,006 per mont and $36,000 per year.

Bibliography

http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/

http://kidshealth.org/

http://www.healthline.com/

Images and Graphics

http://www.newhealthadvisor.com/how-does-hiv-turn-into-aids.html

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-others/india-home-to-3rd-highest-number-of-hiv-infected-people/

http://www.healthline.com/health/hiv-aids/monthly-cost-treating-hiv

https://www.pinterest.com/pin/483081497511675817/

http://jakepositive.blogspot.com/2013/03/antiretroviral-medication-price-list.html

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