Tuesday, November 29, 2011

HIV and AIDS: what is it?

In class today, we read an article called "HIV and AIDS: what is it?" This article explains what HIV and AIDS are and how people can get them. You can read the article by clicking here.

In your post, please list at least five facts that you learned about HIV or AIDS (you can list more if you like) and ask any questions you have relating to HIV or AIDS.

21 comments:

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  2. 5 Facts I learned about HIV or AIDS is
    1)42 million people live with HIV or AIDS worldwide and 3 million die every year from AIDS
    2)HIV can be transmitted by having unprotected sex. It can also be transmitted trough blood, needles and a newborn can get it from its mother.
    3)HIV when in the body affects you by infecting the CD4 cells, A.K.A lymphocyte(CD4 cells tell immune system cells to fight of any unwanted germs)
    4)If someone has HIV they may not show signs for 10 years! The only way they will know is when their HIV has progressed to AIDS.Symptoms are
    Rapid weight loss
    Heavy sweating at night
    A cough that won't go away, etc.
    5)Lastly, the medical community has medicines/drugs that will help slow the processs of multiplying HIV cells.

    Darhiana Mella 802

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  3. some of the things that I learn about HIV/AIDS
    1.AIDS is one of the most deadly diseases in human history.
    2.Hundreds of U.S. teens become infected with HIV each year. HIV can be transmitted from an infected person to another person through blood, semen (also known as "cum," the fluid released from the penis when a male ejaculates), vaginal fluids, and breast milk.
    3.there is estimated 42 million people living with HIV or AIDS worldwide. More than 3 million die every year from AIDS illnesses.
    4.woman/teens that are pregnant newborn baby can catch the virus from her before birth
    5.the meaning of HIV is: human immunodeficiency virus and for AIDS is: acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
    6.HIV is when you catch the virus and its like eating your cells
    7.Aids is when you have it and and it eat all your cells.
    8.You can't get HIV/AIDS from hugging, holding hands,sneezing, coughing, or sitting next to a person that has it.
    9. NO bugs or Mosquitoes carry the virus
    10.More than 20 years ago, doctors in the United States identified the first cases of AIDS in San Francisco and New York.
    -JHONAY ALLEN 802

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  4. 1. AIDS is caused by HIV.
    2.HIV stands for human immunodeficiency virus.
    3.AIDS stands for acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.
    4.HIV can be transmitted from an infected person to another person through blood, semen (also known as "cum," the fluid released from the penis when a male ejaculates), vaginal fluids, and breast milk.
    5.The virus is spread through high-risk behaviors including:unprotected oral, vaginal, or anal sexual intercourse ("unprotected" means not using a condom) and sharing needles, such as needles used to inject drugs (including needles used for injecting steroids) and those used for tattooing.
    6.People who have another sexually transmitted disease, such as syphilis, genital herpes, chlamydia, gonorrhea, or bacterial vaginosis are at greater risk for getting HIV during sex with infected partners.

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  5. 1) HIV is a disease that destroys the lymphocytes then you will receive AIDS which kills the human body 's immune system .
    2) People who have another sextuplets transmitted disease , sharing needles to inject drugs , or have unprotected sex can be infected with HIV .
    3) There is no cure to HIV but there is a way to maintain a normal life through medication .
    4) Women who are pregnant with HIV can transfer the virus through the child's birth or by breast feeding .
    5) There are 42 million people with HIV or AIDS worldwide and 3 million people die from AIDS .

    Name: Antonella Perez. Class: 802

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  6. 1) HIV is a disease that eats up your immune system, and if you ger sick with any sickness there is a big chance to recieve Aids.
    2) If you have unproteccted sex with someone who has the disease, share needles through drugs or tattoes, or any other type of connection that relates to these, get diagnosed with HIV.
    3) There is no cure to HIV or AIDs, but there are medications to maintain the sisease in order to have a regular life. you must take the pill everyday, and it happens to be a lot of money!
    4)HIV is one of the most fast spreading disease worldwide!
    5) Those people who have diseases, such as syphilis, genital herpes, chlamydia, gonorrhea, or bacterial vaginosis, are at greater risk to getting HIV.

    Zahra Aboul-Hassan
    Class:802

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  7. 1)42 million people live with HIV or AIDS worldwide and 3 million die every year from AIDS
    2)HIV can be transmitted by having unprotected sex also be transmitted trough blood, needles and a newborn can get it from its mother.
    3)HIV when in the body affects you by infecting the CD4 cells, A.K.A lymphocyte(CD4 cells tell immune system cells to fight of any unwanted germs).
    4)People can get HIV by unprotected sex, breast milk, and needles, ect.
    5)There is no cure for HIV

    JP Amaya

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  8. ShamirMedina
    1.you won`t gt H.I.V From touching or kissing
    2.you can get eaither one from having low white cells
    3.you can give it to other people by sharing same needle from drugs and taatoos
    4.Their is no cure for HIV yet
    5.42 million people live with HIV or AIDS all around the world

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  9. Ojani Tejeda

    1.Aids is one of the most serious, deadly diseases in human history.
    2.Aids is caused by Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV).
    3.Hundreds of teens become infected with HIV each year.
    4. You can get Aids/Hiv by having un protected sex with another person who has that virus.
    5. If your CD4 is less than 200, you have the virus.

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  10. Chantilly Cabrera

    1. AIDS is one of the most deadly diseaseas in human history.

    2. AIDS is caused by the human immunodeficiency (HIV)

    3.HIV Destroys a type of defence cell in the body called a aCD4 helper lymphocyte.

    4.You cant get HIV/AIDS by touching or kissing.

    5. If a woman is pregnant and has HIV/AIDS her newborn baby can cath the virus from her before birth, during the birthing process or form breastfeeding.

    6.The virus is spread by unprotected sex, unprotected oral, vaginal, or anal sexual intercourse.

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  11. Maximo Contreras
    1.Aids has no cure.
    2.Aids go after HIV.
    3.You can get HIV by having unprotected sex, sharing needles, breast milk, etc.
    4.HIV stand for human immunodeficiency virus.
    5.HIV destroys a type of defense cell in the body called CD4 helper lymphocyte.

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  12. 1. Aids has no cure

    2. HIV destroys a type of defence cell.

    3. HIV is spead trough sharing needles and unprotected sex of any kind.

    4. Aids is one of the most deadly disease

    5. HIV has no cure yet

    Adrian Vazquez 802

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  13. 1.if a woman has hiv, and is pregnant her baby can get it by breast milk
    2.aids has no cure.
    3.20 years ago,doctors in the u.s. identified the first cases of aids in san francisco and new york.
    4.aids can affect every body system.
    5.aids systems can include: rapid weight loss.
    delio fuertes

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  14. HIV AND AIDS

    1. There is an estimated number of 42 million people living with HIV and AIDS worlwide. More than 3 million of this number die yearly.
    2. Aids is caused by by the human immunodefiency virus (HIV).
    3. AIDS and HIV have no kknown cure.
    4. One way of transmitting AIDS and HIV is sharing needles for injecting drugs.
    5. Three symptoms of HIV and AIDS are
    . rapid weight lost
    . heavy sweating at night
    . trouble remembering things
    Celia Rodriguez 802

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  15. 1.Aids have no cure yet.
    2.Aids does not kill you.
    3.You can get Aids by needles.
    4.Aids kill your immune system.
    5.If your CD4 is less than 200 you have HIV.

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  16. 1.42 million people have HIV.
    2.Hundreds of teens get HIV each year.
    3.You can't die fromo HIV unless you get sick.
    4.If you CD4 count is less than 200 you have Aids
    5.Your immune system weakeneds.
    Sasha Hernandez 802

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  17. 1. If you have less than 200 CD4 cells you are considered to have AIDS.
    2. Symptons may not show for 10 years but it doesnt mean you dont have it .
    3. Men are mostly likely to get it if they have anal sex with another Male
    4.They have pills to make the virus slow down but they have no cure.
    5. The virus is spread by unprotected sex, unprotected oral, vaginal, or anal sexual intercourse, and many other ways.
    Ivanny Cuevas :D <3

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  18. 1. If you CD4 is less than 200 you are considered to have AIDS
    2. AIDS does NOT have a cure YET
    3. AIDS can be treated with medication to stop it from spreading
    4. AIDS destroys your immune system
    5. You can get AIDS by having unprotected sex(any type),sharing needles etc.

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  19. 1. the symtoms of Aids sometimes do not appear for 10 years
    2. AIDS the disease you get from HIV
    3. The HIV virus kills almost all of the bodies blood cells
    4. Most people in the gay community have the HIV virus
    5. There is a medicine that can stop the growth of the virus but does not kill it off-Taina Almonte 802

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  20. 1.you can get hiv from any type of unprotected sex
    2.you get aids after you get hiv
    3.you can be born hiv positive, if your mom is postive while pregnant
    4.you are considered to have aids after your CD4 count is less than 200.
    5.there is till no cure for hiv but there is medicine that can boostt up the immune system

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  21. 1.u could get hiv by doing unprotected oral, vaginal, or anal sexual inercourse.
    2.a pregant person the got hiv and feed the baby breast milk the baby could get hiv
    3.aids is caused bythe humans immunodeficiency virus
    4.use condoms for any type of sexualy intercourse
    5.hiv destroys a ytype of defence cell in the body called CD4

    Jonedy Rosario

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