HIV/AIDS… Will it ever be       curable?    By: Kristyn Norton
Statistics• About 1.7 million people die every year  from Aids.• It will cost someone with Aids  approximately 600,000 dol...
Financial Impact The financial impact can bevery large. The treatment canbe very expansive and many   people with Aids can...
3 Causes for AIDS• Blood to blood contact with an infected person,  *sharing needles for drug use*.• A woman can give it t...
Location/ Map  The worst cases of Aids can befound in the Sub- Saharan Africa,but you can find Aids everywhere           i...
The Sub- Sahara     (green)
HIV/AIDS History  -HIV( the virus that causes AIDS) probably    enters Africa between 1884 and 1924.   -HIV probably enter...
Sources• www.who.int• www.muucsf.org• www.aids.org• www.themedguru.com• www.avert.org
My Solution   The government could put more moneytoward AIDS prevention and AIDS treatment.  My idea would help find a cur...
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  1. 1. HIV/AIDS… Will it ever be curable? By: Kristyn Norton
  2. 2. Statistics• About 1.7 million people die every year from Aids.• It will cost someone with Aids approximately 600,000 dollars for proper lifetime care.• The average lifespan for someone with aids is about 24 years.
  3. 3. Financial Impact The financial impact can bevery large. The treatment canbe very expansive and many people with Aids cannot afford to pay the prices.
  4. 4. 3 Causes for AIDS• Blood to blood contact with an infected person, *sharing needles for drug use*.• A woman can give it to her baby during birth or when nursing if she is infected.• Unprotected sex with an infected person* Transmission of Aids through blood transfusion is very rare these days because all donated blood is tested before use.
  5. 5. Location/ Map The worst cases of Aids can befound in the Sub- Saharan Africa,but you can find Aids everywhere in the world.
  6. 6. The Sub- Sahara (green)
  7. 7. HIV/AIDS History -HIV( the virus that causes AIDS) probably enters Africa between 1884 and 1924. -HIV probably enters Haiti around 1966.-1981 AIDS is detected in California and New York. -1982 AIDS is reported among hemophiliacs and Haitians in the USA. -1982 AIDS is reported in several European countries.
  8. 8. Sources• www.who.int• www.muucsf.org• www.aids.org• www.themedguru.com• www.avert.org
  9. 9. My Solution The government could put more moneytoward AIDS prevention and AIDS treatment. My idea would help find a cure for AIDS eventually because with more money researches could do more.
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