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    December 7, 2008 AIDS Essay One of the world's greatest leading causes of death is AIDS. While it is one of the world's most well known diseases and most feared, there are still plenty of myths about AIDS in the general public. AIDS knows no race, age, or gender. We have come to understand how AIDS can be contracted, treatments for the disease, and how it can be prevented. This essay will provide information on exactly what is AIDS, the stages of HIV, the differences between HIV and AIDS, the knowledge

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    AIDS Essay All around the world every minute, every hour and every day people are affected by HIV AIDS. The impact of this virus on young people’s rights and responsibilities are dramatic. HIV AIDS is what is called an equal opportunity virus which means it does not care about skin colour, gender, religious beliefs, sexuality, age or about how much money you do or do not have. Everyone has an equal chance of getting it. Malawi is a country highly affected by HIV AIDS. In Malawi many children

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    Moss SOC 313 Chronic Illness: AIDS/HIV Betsy Morthland July23, 2012 HIV/AIDS is a chronic illness that affect over 2million people, it is transmitted through bodily fluids .In the mid eighties AIDS was introduced to us as being gay disease that only affect that population of people , as time went on we realize that the chronic illness affect many different types of population , there have been misconception about the disease and how people can get it .AIDS/HIV is a chronic illness with

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    Kussana Panichpakdee December 7, 2010 Final Paper on the Issue of Aid As I had mentioned in my previous journals that aid in any form should be considered as honorable acts of good will. With my cultural background, I was always taught to be grateful of those who try to help and support me, which is probably the reason why I hold a genuine and strong belief towards others that lend a hand to the less fortunate in the time of needs. During this course, I was amazed by how developed nations are

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    AIDS stands for Acquired imunodeficiency (or immune deficiency) Syndrome. It results from infection with a virus called HIV, which stands for human immunodeficiency virus. This virus infects key cells in the human body called CD4-positive T cells. These cells are part of the body's immune system, which fights infections and various cancers.There is no cure for AIDS, but medical treatments can slow down the rate at which HIV weakens the immune system. As with other diseases, early detection offers

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    Today I have come across an article from an AIDS diseased and I believe that it has changed my vision of the world. You are a rare gem and I want you to listen to some of my thoughts about AIDS Let’s start right away: Friend, Let the statistics talk, it still changes nothing. Here is a quote from the Government’s website. Some statistics that will probably be found by thousands boasting country pride; “Mauritius is considered a low prevalence HIV/AIDS country, with a rate of infection of less than

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    milk. Once affected with HIV a person can then develop Acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). To develop AIDS a person usually has the HIV virus for several years developing infections and other AIDS-related problems. This is because it usually takes several years for the number of CD4 T-cells to reduce to a level where your immune system is weakened. Acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) is a disease of the human immune system caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). This

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    AIDS is a disease that attacks the white blood cells in your body which help prevent you from catching disease. AIDS stands for, acquired immune deficiency syndrome. This means that you can catch aids, and when or if you do, it attacks your body’s immune system and can cause a disease from the health problems associated. AIDS is actually caused by a virus called HIV. This stands for, human immunodeficiency virus, which can lead to AIDS if you become HIV positive which means infected by the virus

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    The Beginning of AIDS Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome is commonly known as AIDS. The first reports of people dying from AIDS took place in the early 1800s. The stereotypical "AIDS" victim is not an IV drug user or a practicing homosexual; it is anyone, anyone who has unprotected sex, anyone who has had a blood transfusion, or anyone who was innocently brought into the world by an infected mother. AIDS destroys the immune system of the body, which the patient becomes the victim to the infections

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    Apartheid relationship to HIV/AIDS A connection between the Apartheid system in South Africa from 1948 to 1994 and South Africa’s HIV/AIDS epidemic today can definitely be made. The Apartheid was a legal and cultural system of laws that was created by the South African Government to make sure the white population, which was the minority, kept their supremacy. The system was brought about from several historical events; mainly having to do with European Colonization which forced displacement on the