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  • AIDS: Why Should You Care?
  • What Are the Symptoms of AIDS?
    • rapid weight loss
    • dry cough
    • recurring fever or profuse night sweats
    • profound and unexplained fatigue
    • swollen lymph glands in the armpits, groin,
    • or neck
    • diarrhea that lasts for more than a week
    • white, pink, or purplish blotches on or under the skin or inside the mouth, nose, or eyelids
    • memory loss, depression, and other neurological disorders
  • What Does AIDS Look Like?
  • What Does AIDS Look Like?
  • What Does AIDS Look Like?
  • Global Trends : AIDS
  • AIDS – Global Issue
  • 2/3 of all global AIDS cases are in Africa
  • Who Gets AIDS? Doctors and Dentists Rape Victims Blood Transfusions People with no access to condoms children Intravenous drug users gay men Wives, husbands, girlfriends, boyfriends
  • Magic Johnson Contracted AIDS in 1999 1991 2009
  • AIDS Drugs Can be up to $20,000 a year
  • Who Can Afford Treatment?
    • Developing countries cannot afford Aids drugs
    • The United States in particular has been accused of stopping the developing world from producing drugs generically, insisting they import American-made drugs at Western prices.
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