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    Hiv/Aids Achievements

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    The Incredible Achievements in the Short History of HIV/AIDS Although commonly believed to have been transferred to humans by chimpanzees at some point between 1880 and 1920, the first official case of HIV occurred in the early 1980s. In November of 1982, there were 600 confirmed cases of AIDS, and the number was growing exponentially. In 1984, researchers discovered HIV, which is the virus that causes AIDS. At the time, patients with HIV that had progressed to would usually have somewhere…

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    HIV In Brazil

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    AIDS and HIV has been one of the leading causes of death in Brazil since the 1990’s. Brazil has an infection rate of up to 47% of the population, making them one of the largest AIDS/HIV affected countries in Latin America (advert.org). The infection rate is so high in Brazil, that children as young as 15 are contracting the disease and mothers are infecting their babies during pregnancy. The spread of HIV and AIDS is far more complex than just not using protection. People can help stop the…

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    HIV/AIDS Contamination

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    of HIV/AIDS Contamination in the United States in the early/mid 80's HIV/AIDS first appears in the United Stated in the early 80's. Because it seems at first to affect only gays men, the disease took the named of "gay cancer" and was described as an auto destruction of the immune system due of sexual orientation. In 1982, it was found that the disease was also touching heterosexual and was renamed AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome.) The Republican Party funded the researches for…

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    Modeling HIV/Aids

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    the mathematical paper Introduction The article that is reviewed today is “An introduction to mathematics of HIV/Aids modelling” by Leigh Johnson published in 2004 for Centre of Actuarial Research for University of Cape Town, South Africa. The article provides an introduction to modelling HIV/Aids transmission as well as survival and focuses on children who lost their parents due to HIV/Aids called orphans. The lack of proper Introduction to the article isn’t easily allowing the reader to…

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    HIV/AIDS Research

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    What is HIV/AIDS? HIV/AIDS has been a major problem in society since the 1980’s and it is the most common immunodeficiency disorder. It was primarily discovered in homosexuals who had very low immune systems. (Neighbor & Tannehill-Jones, 2014) There is a slight difference between HIV and AIDS. HIV is the abbreviation for Human Immunodeficiency Virus and it is basically when the person is considered a carrier of the virus. When a person obtains this disease, it can never be rid of it, and…

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    Hiv Ethical Dilemmas

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    Multiple studies have shown that the best way to prevent HIV infection after an occupational exposure is to start post-exposure prophylaxis within 72 hours of exposure. According to Cowan and Macklin (2012) and available HIV testing guidelines, PEP should be taken only when source patients are HIV positive or have risk factors for HIV. This discussion examines the ethical issue of exceptions to informed consent related to HIV/AIDS clinical care Ethics is described by Marquis and Houston as a…

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    HIV Epidemic Analysis

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    Since the beginning of the epidemic, HIV becomes the fear of many individuals who were HIV positive. As we know today, the HIV virus can affect anyone, HIV does not discriminate specific age groups, economic background or race. According to Stephenson in his journal article, HIV Testing Behaviors and Perceptions of Risk of HIV Infection among MSM with Main Partners individuals become infected through sexual intercourse, sharing of needles, pregnancy, and blood transfusions (2015). It was very…

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    RUA: HIV/AIDS HIV, which stands for, human immunodeficiency virus is a virus caused by the HIV infection. AIDS, which stands for acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, which is caused by HIV. HIV is a virus meanwhile AIDS is more a syndrome. HIV triggers AIDS and interferes with the bodies’ ability to fight various infections (Johnson, 2015). Epidemiology of the disease HIV/AIDS is now a global pandemic. As of 2012 approximately 35.2 million people are living in the world with HIV globally.…

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    Spread Of HIV Essay

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    virus named HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) is a disease that has no remedy. According to an article named, “Where did HIV come from?” by the AIDS INSTITUTE, it claims that HIV was first in chimpanzee at West Africa. Scientist believed that chimpanzee carried their own variation of the immunodeficiency virus and when Africans hunter hunted the chimpanzee. The meat from the chimpanzee,…

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    immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and its advancement to acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) refer to a retroviral infection that interferes with the human immune system, increasing a person’s risk for contracting common infections like Tuberculosis, opportunistic infections, and cancers that rarely affect others with unaltered immune systems. HIV is acquired through unprotected sex, contaminated blood transfusions, hypodermic needles, and from infected mother-to-child. Although HIV/AIDS was…

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