Infectious Disease

They fight hiv by stopping or interfering with the

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Unformatted text preview: ding How many people are affected: According to WHO and UNAIDS: 33.4 million people living with HIV at end of 2008 same year, some 2.7 million people became newly infected 2.0 million died of AIDS, including 280,000 children Spread of HIV/AIDS: Number of people living with HIV 2007 Sheer numbers: south Africa, india, USA. HIV prevalence: Southern Africa is high, Russia is rising. Where to input our resources? Based on prevalence or sheer number? Treatment: There is no cure for HIV/AIDS Antiretroviral drugs (ART) are used in the treatment and prevention of HIV infection. They fight HIV by stopping or interfering with the reproduction fo the virus in the body Approximately 4 million people are receiving ART High cost of medicine is preventing some of them from receiving treatment Good and continued...
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