HIV Infections- FAQs

Globally, around 37.7 million are infected with HIV disease. In the US, 1.2 million people (about half the population of Arkansas) are living with HIV and 13% don’t even know they have HIV and need testing. Due to a lack of awareness, they don’t get treatment on time and infect others. To talk to a […]
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HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) testing

Did you know that by the end of 2019, an estimated 1,189,700 people (about the population of New Hampshire) aged 13 and older had HIV in the United States [CDC (Centers for Disease Control & Prevention) data reports], including an estimated 158,500 (13%) people whose infections had not been diagnosed? The reason behind this is […]
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Stages of HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) and AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Disease Syndrome)

Statistics show that-  An estimate from WHO (World Health Organization) global statistics shows that 37.3 million people (about twice the population of New York) will be living with HIV at the end of 2020.   In 2020, 680,000 people (about the population of Wyoming) died because of HIV-related causes, and 1.5 million got diagnosed with HIV.   […]
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HIV/AIDS and opportunistic infections

HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)/ AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Disease Syndrome) is a sexually transmitted infection that makes your immunity weak by destroying your immune system so that any infection can attack you and have life-threatening consequences or lead to death.   Sounds Frightening!!!!!! We know. But you can prevent many opportunistic infections by taking some preventive measures. […]
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Infectious diseases: Everything you need to know

    Infectious diseases are extremely common worldwide.  CDC reports (2018) put the official number of visits to physician offices for infectious and parasitic diseases as high as 7.2 million!   Annually, 1 out of every 5 people is infected with the flu (influenza virus), in the United States!   We are hosts to millions of species […]
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