HIV - HIV/AIDS: An Overview Jerry Byrd University of...

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HIV/AIDS: An Overview Jerry Byrd University of Phoenix 11/05/10
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Aids and HIV to this day are considered to be an unspoken disease in the world. Attention on this disease has seems to have faded since the 80’s. But still in today’s world it is feared and there is still a great deal of unknowns in regards to the disease. It seems like most of the world are still ignorant to the causes of the disease. There must be a global front to research and find a cure for this disease if we are to find a cure. In today’s world HIV and aids have taken a backseat in the media giving the illusion that the disease may be under control or even disappeared. After the explosion of the aids epidemic in the 80’s we started to hear less and less about the disease. But if the truth was to be known at the end of 2007 it is estimated that over 33 million people throughout the world were living with the HIV virus. And in the United States there was close to 1 million people living with the HIV virus this was an estimate at the end of 2003. These numbers indicate that this disease is still a major worldwide problem and even in some areas considered an epidemic. In a recent study by the
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2011 for the course HCA 240 taught by Professor Agnessamaniego during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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