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2.Karenia brevis is a protist that causes red tide and can be extremely dangerous to humans due to its toxins. It is found only in water and located mostly around the Gulf Coast of Mexico.
3. Phytophthora is a group of Protists that have the one of the highest death counts. It was the cause if the Irish Potato Famine which caused the death of over 200,000 people.
4. Trypanosoma is a deadly protist that mostly infects the intestines. It causes one of the most deadly sickness , the sleeping sickness, which is found mostly through sub-Saharan Africa and is transmitted by a tsetse fly bite
Aids and HIV have impacted the world in a dramatic way. It is estimated that 35.3 million people in the world are infected with AIDS/HIV. Most new infections occur in low income high poverty areas in Sub-Saharan Africa. It is also estimated that 3.34 million children world wide are currently living with HIV/AIDS. Most of the children are infected with the disease at birth because likely their mother has the disease.
There is not a known cure for the disease but scientist are on the the right track for ringing hopeful cures is the near future. The most doctors are able to do to help fight the disease is giving patients a vaccine for the disease which allows the immune system to recognize the virus so that if ever come in contact with it again, it will be able to recognize it and fight it off before it's too late.