AIDS

By; Maxwell Bauer Hour 1 day 2

History Of AIDS

Aids started from Africa, through monkeys when hunters ate their meat.

Symptoms of AIDS

Many people when they progress towards AIDS have flu like symptoms. Some say its the worst flu they ever had.
  • Swollen glands
  • Sore throat
  • Rash
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle and joint aches and pains
  • Headache

Agent of AIDS

Human Immunodeficiency Virus is the main agent for AIDS

Famous people who have AIDS

The most Famous people are probably Charlie Sheen and Magic Johnson who is one of the longest living people with AIDS.

How AIDS spreads

AIDS is spread with direct contact using broken skin, wounds, mucous membranes, HIV infected blood, HIV infected body fluids and is not spread through saliva

How AIDS is treated and diagnosed

There are drug treatments for AIDS that can slow down the symptoms but not everyone can afford these medicines. There is no cure for AIDS at this time. To be diagnosed with aids there must be a positive HIV test and signs of bad white blood cells that get worse.

How you can prevent from spreading of AIDS

There are ways to be safe and not get AIDS

  • Practice safe sex
  • Do not share drug needles
  • Talk to a doctor before having a baby
  • Protect your skin, eyes, mouth if you are around blood

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