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HIV/AIDS

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on 21 December 2016

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Transcript of HIV/AIDS

What does HIV stand for?
What does AIDS stand for?
A =
ACQUIRED
I =
IMMUNE
D =
DEFICIENCY
S =
SYNDROME
AIDS is the
DISEASE
that is caused by HIV.

What does STD stand for?
S =
SEXUALLY
T =
TRANSMITTED
D =
DISEASE
STDs are diseases caused through
SEXUAL
contact.

HIV/AIDS notes
AIDS in the world
AIDS in California
-
1/8
of all US cases of AIDS are in California
- Almost
200,000
AIDS cases reported in California
- Most cases reported in Los Angeles, the
BAY AREA
, and the
INLAND EMPIRE
.

AIDS in the United States
- Over
1.2 million
diagnosed cases of AIDS.
-
1.1
million HIV infected people
- Increasing most among
WOMEN
and
TEENS
, and minorities.
- One teenager is infected with HIV every
HOUR
.
- States along the
COAST
report the highest number of AIDS cases.

HIV disease and AIDS
- The HIV (virus) enters the
BODY
.
- This virus reproduces in
T CELLS
.
- The immune system fights back by making ANTIBODIES. These antibodies may not be detectable for 3 weeks to
6 MONTHS
. This is called the
WINDOW PERIOD
.

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- Approximately
37
million men, women, and
CHILDREN
are infected with HIV
- HIV/AIDS is considered a predominantly
HETEROSEXUAL
diseases, infecting men, women, and
CHILDREN
.
- Regions with a
HIGH
number of cases : Central Africa,
EUROPE
, the Caribbean, India,
ASIA
, and the
UNITED STATES
.

HIV disease and AIDS
- Symptoms may not appear, but an infected person can still
SPREAD
HIV.
- After an average of
8 YEARS
, AIDS defining illnesses may occur. These illnesses take advantage of a person’s weakened
IMMUNE SYSTEM
.
- There is no
VACCINE
or
CURE
for HIV or AIDS.

HIV Transmission
The HIV virus can be spread through bodily fluids.

DON'T MIX!
Four body fluids that HIV can live in
1.
BLOOD
2.
BREAST MILK
3.
SEMEN
(fluid containing sperm)
4.
VAGINAL FLUID
Places where these fluids can enter
1.
MOUTH
2.
OPENINGS IN SKIN
3.
ANUS
4.
GENITALS
About 25 million people have died of AIDS since 1981
CA has the second most cases of AIDS in the US. NY is the first.
H =
HUMAN
I =
IMMUNODEFICIENCY
V =
VIRUS
HIV is a
VIRUS
that attacks the human
IMMUNE
system.

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