AIDS

BY: BRYCE HALL

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1. What is AIDS? How many people in the United States have AIDS?

AIDS is a disease that alters the immune system making people vulnerable to infections and diseases. http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/17131.php. 1,178,350 people are living with AIDS right now.http://aids.gov/hiv-aids-basics/hiv-aids-101/statistics/



2. What is HIV? How are HIV and AIDS related?

The beginning stages of AIDS. they both attack the immune system.http://aids.gov/hiv-aids-basics/hiv-aids-101/what-is-hiv-aids/



3. How can children get AIDS? What does AIDS do to the body?

Children can get it if there parents have AIDS and they have a baby. then the baby has AIDS.

http://kidshealth.org/teen/sexual_health/stds/AIDS.html. it attacks the surface of white blood cells.http://www.ehow.com/how-does_4564085_aids-affect-body.html



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4. What are two ways do doctors treat AIDS?

5. What Research is being done to find a cure? How successful has it Been?

More vaccines are being tested than ever before http://www.scripps.edu/discover/hiv-aids.html.

Its been able to slow down the process but not to cure ithttp://www.scripps.edu/discover/hiv-aids.html.



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