If rattled by those questions you are at risk for many diseases. Especially since the average person doesn’t know their status. That’s why society should become informed about one of the most fatal STDs … HIV/AIDS.
Being aware of the causes, effects, and ways to prevent HIV/AIDS is crucial so that it won’t be left to the imagination.
HIV (Human immunodeficiency virus) is a virus that attacks the immune system, the last stage of HIV is AIDS (Acquired immune deficiency syndrome). More than half of all people with HIV develop AIDs within ten years. Resulting in an AIDS diagnosis the body’s immune system has already been seriously damaged. HIV lives in the T4 cells of the immune system which are found in the blood stream and other body fluids. Over time this virus kills the body’s barricade against disease, making it vulnerable to infections and cancers that don’t usually develop. “AIDS epidemic is now in its second decade” (Levert) causing the virus to be a pandemic (disease that exists in every country in the world). AIDS is not …show more content…
Which is true the old life once lived would be gone. Everything needed to be done by the person would have to be written down. So that the diagnosed person can remember to take all medication prescribed, knowing how humans are things are often forgetful to the memory. Setting alarms for everyday returns would also be helpful for memorization. HIV positive people can only have a normal life span with effective treatment that keeps their immune system healthy. HIV/AIDS is not a death sentence but you cannot hope for any type of “Magic pill or vaccine that will save us from the disease”