Human Immunodeficiency Virus: Causes, Symptoms, Modes of Transmission, Demographics, and Health Statistics

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Introduction The following paper analyzes a description of a communicable disease Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), its symptoms, mode of transmission, demographic and health statistics. It also summarizes the role of the community health nurse in response to the disease as well as, identifying a national agency or an organization that tries to address the issue of HIV as they give ways of resolving or reducing its impact in the economy. A communicable disease is a diseases transmitted when one gets contact of microorganisms. Both people and animals carries microorganism that is infectious and can pass from one host to another. Human immunodeficiency virus infection/ Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) is one of the most communicable disease which has impacted the lives of many people in the Country. However, today there has been a reduction in death rate since most governments in different countries acts together to control the disease (Medina, 2012). Symptoms HIV disease has various symptoms which includes; fever that persists, swollen of the lymph glands, fatigue, headaches and fever. It is sometimes hard to notice these symptoms; however, the virus seems to be dormant in persons' systems for a long period of time. The virus after some times will continue to weaken the immune systems by attacking their cells making one to start developing an infection that might at the end results in a diagnosis of Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS). Mode of

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