HIV

HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) is a virus that damages the cells in your immune system and weakens your ability to fight everyday infections and disease. AIDS (acquired immune deficiency syndrome) is the name used to describe a number of potentially life-threatening infections and illnesses that happen when your immune system has been severely damaged by the HIV virus. So the HIV virus can be transmitted from one person to another, but AIDS cannot be. AIDS is the syndrome that is caused by the HIV virus. There's currently no cure for HIV, but there are very effective drug treatments that enable most people...
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