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  1. BLAKE & GREG KAILA & AARON

  2. History • In 1981 the first cases of aids were identified among gay men in the united states • In 1984 aids identified as being caused by human retrovirus • In 1985 FDA approved first enzyme with a test kit to screen antibodies to HIV • In 1999, 5.6 million people were infected with HIV

  3. causes • If needles accidentally got shared • Unprotected sex, mostly anal • Babies don’t always get HIV from pregnancies • AIDS can be transmitted by blood or organs by an effected donor (sexually active)

  4. Symptoms • Flu like illness within three to six weeks • (Fever sweets mostly at night) • Swollen glands • Chills that cause weakness • Weight loss and rashes • More severe or persistent symptoms may not show

  5. Cures and treatments • Currently there is no cure for aids or HIV • Drugs such as antireterovia available to help to control the virus • There are a lot of aids fund raisers that help benefit the aids research

  6. Previous outbreaks • Millions of men, women and children are living with HIV today. • In the world the most common place for aids is south Africa

  7. Additional information • The only way that you can tell if you have AIDS is if you get tested • AIDS is one of the biggest challenges as we have as a county • Estimated 1.8 million people have died in Africa from aids • Scientist have concluded that aids has been spread by chimps

  8. MORE FACTS • 17 million people have died in south Africa have died sense the aids epidemic began in the late 1970’s. • AIDS is the main cause of death for all African Americans of the ages of 25 to 44. • Aids shows no sign of ending and no cure is at hand. • All over the world 35 million people have been infected and 5 million have developed AIDS.

  9. If you are sexually active…

  10. bio • http://www.aegis.com/topics/timeline/ • http://www.fda.gov/opacom/lowlit/aids.html • http://images.search.yahoo.com • http://www.aids.org/ • http://www.aidsinfonet.org/fact_sheets/view/101 • http://fohn.net/history-of-aids/ • http://aidshistory.nih.gov/imgarchive/HeadsYouLive.html • http://aidshistory.nih.gov/imgarchive/HeadsYouLive.html • http://www.crescentcity.com/noaids/facts.htm