AIDS

by Aniya Jones

How are AIDS contracted?

AIDS, also known as Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome, are caused by HIV, also known as the Human Immunodeficiency Virus. HIV reduces the number of CD4 cells (T cells) in the body, making the person more likely to get infections or infection-related cancers.

What are some of the symptoms for AIDS?

Symptoms


  • Rapid Weight Loss
  • Memory Loss
  • Depression
  • Extreme Tiredness

Is there a Cure?

There is NO cure for AIDS. There are many medicines to help, but there is no cure.

Are there any Health Effects of AIDS?

No. There are no Health Effects of AIDS.

How are AIDS treated?

    None of these drugs cures AIDS, although when used in combination they can delay the appearance of symptoms, perhaps indefinitely.