HIV is a disease that lowers the immune system and allows other diseases that should normally have been handled by the body's defences to come in and overwhelm the system.Leading to a severe immunocompromised state called Aids and subsequently death.
It is therefore apparent that if one can keep the immunity levels up,the effects of the virus will be less.
Some of the things...
OPPORTUNISTIC INFECTIONS IN HIV
#002… HERPES SIMPLEX
HERPES disease is caused by type 1 and 2 herpes simplex viruses. These are common in most sexually active people and can also be transmitted from mother to child during birth. most people live through their lives without having a clinical manifestation because their immunity keep the virus in check. Flares and subsequent clinical...
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DIFFERENCES, AND WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT HIV 1 AND 2
Human immunodeficiency virus has remained a global concern since its discovery in the early 1980s. it is estimated that since then about 75 million people worldwide have been infected and about 32 million have died. The last collated data in 2018 shows about 37.9 million are living with it, with the highest number seen in those 15...
Current UNAIDS data estimates that the HIV prevalence in Nigeria as at 2019 is 1.4% among adults aged between 15-49 years. This, put in simple terms is that in every 100 persons you see in Nigeria, about 1or 2 persons will be HIV positive. They extrapolated this to mean about 1.9 million Nigerians have the HIV virus. This number is most likely higher though.
The new data also...