TAI UPINT AIDS - AIDS . -. 2 Discussion Work in pairs....

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AIDS . . - - - . . 2 Discussion Work in pairs. Answer the questions below: How much do you know about HIV? 1. HIV infection can be passed on by which 2. Mark the following true (T) or false (F): of the following means: a. AIDS and HIV are the same thing. a. heterosexual sexual intercourse b. An HIV test will show immediately if b. homosexual sexual intercourse someone is infected with HIV. c. kissing c. Current treatment can eliminate the HIV d. using infected injection equipment infection in some people. Find out the correct answers from your teacher. Note: Although you may still hear the term AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) it is no longer used widely by doctors. They prefer to talk of 'late-stage' or 'advanced HIV infection'. Before effective treatments, someone with HIV almost certainly developed AIDS. This is no longer the case. Reading Answer these questions with a partner. Then read the information below to find the answers: 1. Which area of the world is most affected by HIV? 2. Is there a cure for HIV? 3. Are more men or more women affected by HIV? 4. Which age group is most affected by HIV? 1. HIV in the world There were 33.4 million people infected with HIV around the world in 1999: 22.5 million in sub-Saharan Africa, 6.7 million in South and South-east Asia, 1.4 million in Latin America and 0.7 million in the USA. There are about 9,000 new infections each day - 90% of these in developing countries. More than 14 million people have already died of the disease, including 2.5 million in 1998.
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