Infectious Disease

Where did it come from a type of chimpanzee how does

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Unformatted text preview: e they take advantage of a weakened immune system AIDS: Acquired immune deficiency syndrome The term AIDS applies to the most advanced stages of HIV infection, defined by the occurrence of any of more than 20 opportunistic infections or HIV- related cancers When someone has one or more specific infections, certain cancers or a very low number of T cells, he or she is considered to have AIDS. Where did it come from: A type of chimpanzee How does it spread: Sexual contact Transfusion of contaminated blood Sharing of contaminated needles, syringes or other sharp instruments Mother to child during pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfee...
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