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HIV. Of those people, 1 out of 5 don’t know they have the virus. In 2016 approximately 36.7 million people were living with HIV globally. Half were men and half were women. There were 1.0 milliom deaths from AIDS in 2016. Sub-Saharan Africa is the region were most people are effected. In 2010 an estimated 68% (22.9million) of all HIV cases and 66% of all deaths (1.2 million) in this region. This means about 5% of the adult population in this area is infected. South Africa has the largest population of people with HIV of any country in the world at 7.06 million in 2017. Disease
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People infected with AIDS suffer from the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). People diagnosed with AIDS may get a life threatening disease called opportunistic infection. This infection is caused by microbes such as viruses or bacteria that usually do not make healthy people sick. If AIDS does develop it means that the immune system is severely compromised. The immune system is weaken to the point where it can no longer fight off most diseases and infections. This makes the person vulnerable to a wide range of illnesses such as: A. Pneumonia B. Tuberculosis C. Oral thrush D. CMV cytomegalovirus E. toxoplasmosis-brain infection F. Cancer including kaposis Sarcoma There are a couple of test used to diagnose AIDS such as: Antibody/Antigen test. They can show
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positive results in 18-45 days after contracting HIV.
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