AIDS


(Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) is a deadly disease for which
there is no cure. This disease was first recognized in the mid 1980's. The
cause of is the HIV virus, and is most commonly spread by venereal routes
or exposure to contaminated blood or blood products. This disease weakens the
body's immune system, allowing other diseases to occur. The most common
treatments available for this virus are the drugs called AZT, DDI, and DDC which
interfere with HIV'S ability to reproduce itself. These are the only known ways
to slow down the production of the virus.
This virus is spread through the exchange of body fluids {semen, blood,
and blood products} this virus can stay in ...

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