Understanding AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome) is crucial for raising awareness and promoting prevention. Here are some key points:

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HIV weakens the immune system, leading to the development of Aids. It attacks the body's defense system, specifically CD4 cells, making it difficult to fight infections and diseases.

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HIV Causes AIDS

HIV spreads through unprotected sex, sharing needles, childbirth, and rarely blood transfusions. Prevention involves practicing safe sex, using safe needles, and implementing medical interventions.

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Modes of Transmission

HIV/AIDS has no cure, but antiretroviral therapy (ART) helps manage the virus. Proper treatment significantly improves life expectancy and reduces the risk of transmission.

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No Cure, But Treatable

Misinformation and fear contribute to the stigma surrounding HIV/AIDS. This discrimination hampers testing, treatment, and open discussion about the condition.

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Stigma and Discrimination

Prevention involves practicing safe sex, getting regular testing, avoiding needle sharing, and using pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP). Early detection and treatment are crucial for reducing transmission.

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Prevention is Key

HIV/AIDS affects millions of people worldwide, with a higher prevalence in certain regions. Awareness and access to healthcare are crucial for addressing this global health issue.

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Global Impact

Informing communities about HIV/AIDS, reducing stigma, and ensuring access to healthcare and prevention methods are vital in combating the spread of the disease and supporting affected individuals.

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