HIV/AIDS: Are you at risk?. AIDS. 福清华侨中学 陈风梅. It is reported by the UN that in the world 40,000,000 people are living with HIV/AIDS , of whom 3,100,000 have died this year. More than 3 million were children and over 11 million were between fifteen and twenty-four.
It is reported by the UN that in theworld40,000,000people are living with HIV/AIDS , of whom3,100,000have died this year.
More than 3 million were children and over 11 million were between fifteen and twenty-four.
Five people die of AIDS every minutes of every day.
Human Immunodeficiency Virus
HIV is a virus that can live in the body for some time – occasionally many years– without symptoms being present. Even though they may not be showing symptoms, a person with HIV can infect others.
A= Acquired Addicted Awful
I= Insane Infection Immune
D= Disease Deficiency Disabled
S= Syndrome Symbol Sickness
AIDS is the stage of the disease when the person’s immune system is weakened to such a degree that he/she develops many different diseases which are eventually fatal (causing to death).
HIV spreads through blood and other body liquid.
HIV/AIDS can’t be transmitted by…
Medical studies show that the AIDS virus cannot be transmitted via the following routes:
Scientists still don’t know exactly how and where AIDS started. Finding the source of AIDS could be crucial in developing a vaccine(疫苗) and be important in mapping the future course of the epidemic(流行病).
AIDS QUIZ Decide which of these statements are true and which are false. Tick the correct box.
1. Only bad people get AIDS. 2. I can become infected with HIV by swimming in a pool, holding hands or kissing someone with HIV. 3. In 2004, there were 40 million people living with HIV/ AIDS in the world. 4. People who have not injected drugs do not need to get tested for HIV.
5. If I had HIV, I would know because I feel sick. 6. HIV/ Aids is difficult to cure. 7. People who have HIV look different from everyone else. 8. It is safe to be friends with people who are living with HIV/ AIDS.
an international symbol of HIV and AIDS awareness