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    Hiv Aids Research Paper

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    In a world where HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases are widely accepted in today’s society, due largely in part to the modern advances in medical treatments, many people fail to realize the long lasting effects of those diseases. Not only do many people have trouble realizing the effects of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) but they fail to realize that it will eventually cause AIDS without the proper level of care. The level of health care a person who has contracted Acquired Immune…

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    (Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) ,2016). Nigeria, which is home to over 250 different ethnic groups, has one of the highest rates of human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) prevalence, which greatly impacts the lives of all living there (Answers Africa, 2016). HIV/AIDS is one of the most prevalent diseases in Nigeria with millions of people suffering from the disease. Being a completely preventable disease with the right education on how the infection is…

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    'Acquired Immune Deficiency Virus (AIDS) is caused by a human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) that weakens the immune system , making the body susceptible to and unable to recover from op­portunistic diseases that lead to death' (USAID, 2010, pp.173). It is one of the major challenges for Pub­lic Health and it is the world's leading infectious killer. According to the WHO, 35 million people are living with HIV worldwide. In middle and low income countries is the majority of infec­ted people. In…

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    HIV is the human immunodeficiency virus, a serious virus that spreads through the body and attacks the immune system. The virus specifically attacks the T cells (CD4 cells) of the body. This making it so the immune system is no longer able to fight off infections and diseases as the amount of T cells decreases to an amount below the average 700 to 1500 cells/mm. (Center for Disease Control, 2015, para. 1) Once the body loses so many T cells and damages the immune system so much, the HIV…

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    There are over 36 million people around the world living with HIV today. The human immunodeficiency virus attacks and destroys CD4 cells or T-cells that are meant to protect your body from infections. HIV transmission can spread through contact with blood, pre-seminal fluid, vaginal fluid, rectal fluid, semen, or breast milk from anyone infected with HIV. In the early stages of HIV, the symptoms are very similar to other illnesses like flu. This makes it extremely difficult to detect if you have…

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    Hiv Type 2 Essay

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    types of HIV, type 1 and 2, are believed to have been transmitted to humans from primates in the West-central Africa region early in the 20th century. It seems that HIV-1 originated from southern Cameroon through the emergence of a simian immunodeficiency virus, or SIV, that infects wild chimpanzees. On the other hand, the closest relative of HIV-2 is a different viral strain of SIV that infects the sooty mangabey, an Old World monkey native to forests in West Africa coastal regions. HIV type 2…

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    The war against HIV …. The presence of HIV was tracked back to 1920 in Africa. There have been numerous attempts to stop HIV contraction through precautionary measures and detection and prevent progression once HIV has infected. The development of an effective process to fight the infection is crucial to sustain the disease and prevent spread, especially in poor and populated countries. But what if infection of HIV could be obstructed all together? Recent studies have explored the effect of…

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    HIV/AIDS In Older Adults

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    HIV/AIDS in Older Adults HIV is the abbreviation for Human immunodeficiency virus. HIV is an enveloped retrovirus which interferes with your body 's ability to fight the organisms by damaging your immune system. HIV is a sexually transmitted infection. It can also be spread by contact with infected blood, from mother to child during pregnancy or childbirth, breast-feeding and so on. HIV affects the immune system, especially CD4 cells, or T cells. Over time, HIV destroys immune system; the body…

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    Hiv Virus Research Paper

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    One of the most interesting and life-threatening epidemic that is happening in the world both in developing and developed nations is the spread of the HIV virus. This virus has very quiet approach once it is contracted by the individual however, it can begin to have an outward symptom as the virus begins to develop in the body. The HIV virus in the beginning is very quiet in the body, it doesn't attack quickly until a person begins to feel flulike symptoms. The populations that are most…

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    Running head: HIV 1 HIV Student Name: Institution: Course Code: Date Due: HIV Definition According to Stolley and Glass (2009), HIV, which stands for Human Immunodeficiency Virus, refers to the AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome) causing lentivirus. The condition is further responsible for the incessant failure of the human immune…

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