HIV/AIDS

HIV/AIDS

What does HIV/AIDS stand for?

HIV stands for Human Immunodeficiency Virus

AIDS stands for Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome


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How is HIV/AIDS obtained?

HIV/AIDS is obtained through sexual contact in most case, but can also be passed on from parent to kid. It can be passed on from using the same needles as somebody with HIV/AIDS as well.

Risk Factors for HIV/AIDS

  • having another STD
  • Using drugs that require needles and syringes
  • not protected sex

HIV/AIDS Treatment

  • AZT

HIV/AIDS Statistics

2013- 3.2 million children living with HIV/AIDS worldwide

1.5 million HIV/AIDS related deaths in 2013

2013- estimated 24.7 people with HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa

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Works Cited

"HIV/AIDS." Risk Factors. N.p., n.d. Web. 21 Apr. 2015.

http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/cells/viruses/hivvirus.html

"Overview of HIV Treatments." Overview of HIV Treatments. N.p., n.d. Web. 21 Apr. 2015.