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HIV Presentation


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HIV Presentation

  1. 1. HIV, also known as the human immunodeficiency virus is a disease that is passed from one person to another by exchange of body fluids. HIV damages the body’s immune system and the body becomes more capable to infections. The most common way to spread HIV is through sexual contact.
  2. 2. HIV was discovered in the early 1980’s. A group of gay men suddenly started to develop rare infections and cancer that didn’t seem to be curing with any type of medication. Scientist believe that HIV is the descendant of the Simian Immunodeficiency Virus (SIV). SIV is a lent virus that is found in animals like monkeys. How is it possible for ? a disease from monkeys get diagnosed to a human being?
  3. 3. This graph shows how much people Over 38,000,000 people around the world are diagnosed with would be HIV. affected with HIV in 2010. This graph shows the percentage Top 5 countries: of the 1. South Africa – 5,700,000 causes of HIV. 2. Nigeria – 2,600,000 3. India – 2,400,000 4. Kenya – 1,900,000 5. Zimbabwe – 1,800,00
  4. 4. HIV have affected all types of people throughout the whole world. As of today there is still no cure for HIV. Many people who have HIV do not speak up to their partners when they encounter sexual activities. Therefore, another person is added to the list of HIV positive. A lot of new born babies also suffer from HIV because it was passed down by their mother. A lot of people around the world are dying.
  5. 5. People today should take action and get tested if they are diagnosed with HIV. If people don’t get tested then the amount of people suffering from it would go from 38,000,000 to about 50,000,000 in the next year. People should also donate to the people who are affected with HIV. Most people who are affected are poor so they can’t pay for their treatment. “When I asked to take her picture, I suggested that I wouldn’t photograph her face. “Nah man,” she replied. “P’haps udda people learn from my mistakes.” by Georgia Popplewell
  6. 6. Today people diagnosed with HIV take medication to help reduce the risks of more infections. Any source of donation would help out a lot of people in need of the treatments of HIV.