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Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome; AIDS; AIDS & HIV; AIDS - Neurological Complications; AIDS/HIV; HIV; HIV and AIDS; HI... 

AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome or Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, rarely written Aids) is a disease characterized by the destruction of the human immune system. It stands today as a global epidemic, that originated in sub-Saharan Africa during the twentieth century. Although there are treatments to hinder the progress of AIDS, there is yet no known cure or vaccine.

AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) is the final and most serious stage of HIV disease, which causes severe damage to the immune system. AIDS begins when a person with HIV infection has a CD4 cell count below 200. (CD4 is also called "T-cell", a type of immune cell.) AIDS is also defined by numerous opportunistic infections and cancers that occur in the presence of HIV infection. Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) causes AIDS. The virus attacks the immune system and leaves the body vulner...


AIDS and Infections as related to Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome