Human immunodeficiency virus or HIV is an virus. HIV causes Aids and stops the body's ability to fight infections
The symptoms of HIV are flu-like symptoms, for example fever, sore throat, and fatigue. HIV can also cause weight loss, night sweats, and recurrent infections. Symptoms mainly affect the abdomen, throat, groin, and mouth. HIV used to be a acute disease but new medications made it more chronic. HIV is a lethal if untreated and can become fatal.
There is not a cure for HIV but antiretroviral therapy or ART can slow the disease's progress dramatically and can be controlled more. ART is a combination of HIV medicines that that are specifically prescribed every day. This prevents the HIV from multiplying, which reduces the amount of HIV in your body and makes it easier for your body to fight infections and cancers.
There are around 200,000 US cases every year. HIV mainly affects the ages of 19-40. More than 95% HIV cases are in developing cases. Two-thirds of these cases are in Saharan Africa, where 28 million people are living with HIV. In 2001 the United Nations declared HIV/AIDS a global emergency.
Links I Used https://www.gstatic.com/healthricherkp/pdf/hiv_aids.pdf, http://www.who.int/immunization/topics/hiv/en/index1.html, and https://www.aids.gov/hiv-aids-basics/just-diagnosed-with-hiv-aids/treatment-options/overview-of-hiv-treatments/