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AIDS - What is True and What is False About It

AIDS - What is True and What is False About It by Herminne Tonita -

AIDS is the sickness that attacks the body's natural defence system against disease. AIDS itself doesn't kill, but because the body's defence system is damaged, the patient has a reduced ability to fight off many other diseases, including flu or the common cold.

It has been reported that about 10 million people worldwide may have been infected by the virus that causes AIDS. It is estimated that about 350 thousand people have the disease and another million may get it within the next five years. Africa and South America are the continents where AIDS is most rampant, although in the States alone about 50,000 people have already died of AIDS.

So far there is no cure for AIDS. We know that AIDS is caused by a virus which invades healthy cells, including the white blood cells that are part of our defence system. The virus takes control of the healthy cell's genetic material and forces the cells to make a copy of the virus. The cell then dies and the multiplied virus moves on to invade and kill another healthy cells.

The AIDS virus can be passed on sexually or by sharing needles used to inject drugs. It also can be passed in blood products or from a pregnant woman with AIDS to her baby.

Many stories about the spread of AIDS are false. One cannot get AIDS by working with someone who's got it, or by going to the same schools, or by touching objects belonging to or touched by an infected person. Nobody caring for an AIDS patient has developed AIDS himself or herself so far. We should learn as much as possible about AIDS and, since there is no cure for it at present, be as helpful and understanding as possible to those suffering from this terrible disease.
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Tags: aids, virus, natural defence system, sickness, disease, health

Category: Health  - ( Health Archive)

Date Added: 08 March '07

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