Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome ( Aids )

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Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)

Duckworth 2 The history of the awful words AIDS and HIV has distressed the world for the past 40 years. It has infused panic in the world from its illness, fear, and regrettably death. AIDS was announced to the world in 1980. It is highly believed that this illness began in Kinshasa, the Democratic Republic of Congo. Prior to this time, it is undetermined of the number of people infected developed AIDS or HIV because there were not many visible warnings or symptoms. Some researchers note that by the mid 1970’s the virus was current but not recorded as the virus due to not having the knowledge of the disease. By 1980, it is believed that the AIDS and HIV illness had already wandered to five continents, infecting approximately 100,000 to 300,000 people. The AIDS and the HIV is a very grave and dangerous illness. This illness has no respectable persons to attack. It is not concerned about social status, gender, race, or age group. It is subject to attack anyone at any place, and anytime when people are placed in AIDS and HIV risky situations. The illness AIDS, (Acquired immune deficiency syndrome or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome) is a full blown disease that is caused by a virus known as HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus). Once diagnosed with this virus, this illness affects, alters, and shut down the body’s immune system, thus making humans defenseless and useless to
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