Over 95% of people living with HIV live in developing countries. 33.4 million people today have been infected by HIV/AIDS. In Africa, the average life expectancy is 47 years. ... In Uganda, girls ages 15-24 are 4x more likely to contract HIV than boys. Most people living with the virus can't access treatment (World Health Organization). More items...What are some interesting facts about AIDS?
HIV is a virus which attacks the human immune system, the body's defence against disease. A person with HIV may feel completely well and have no symptoms. In time, a person with HIV may develop particular rare illnesses or cancers because their immune system is weakened. When this happens, the person is said to have AIDS.What is AIDS and its causes?
Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) is a chronic, potentially life-threatening condition caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). By damaging your immune system, HIV interferes with your body's ability to fight the organisms that cause disease.