4 History of HIV/AIDS First identified in the US in 1981 After people were getting sick with a rare type of cancer.First know case in the world was in 1959 in Africa.Scientist have identified a type of chimpanzee in West Africa as the source of HIV.
5 What is HIV? H: I: V: Human Only humans can get it. Immunodeficiency Lower immunity, easier to get sickV:VirusDNA or RNA strands that invade host cells.
6 What is AIDS? A: I: D: S: Acquired Acquired from HIV Immune Deficiency SyndromeCondition your body is in from HIV
7 So What’s the Difference? HIV causes AIDSAIDS means a low white blood cell countNormal = about per drop of bloodHIV infected person = may have less than 600Person with AIDS = Less than 200
8 Blood Cells Affected by HIV White blood cellOn patrol in the body looking for germs/viruses, and other things that don’t belong. (Cops)Helper T-cellIdentifies things that don’t belong. (Judge)Killer T-cellGets rid of the things that don’t belong in our body. (Executioner)
9 Ways you CAN get HIV/AIDS Blood ContactFrom Needles(prevention…)Tattoo instruments
10 Ways you Can get HIV/AIDS Sexual Contact(prevention…)AbstinenceFidelityA mutually faithful relationship with only one continuing sexual partner who is not HIV infected.
11 Ways you CAN NOT get HIV/AIDS? MosquitoesToilet SeatsHugs/Kisses
12 Ways you CAN NOT get HIV/AIDS? Swimming PoolsSharing glasses/foodPets
13 Do people with HIV get sick right away? Absolutely not!People can live up to 10 years with no symptoms…AIDS usually diagnosed 2-5 years after symptoms occurPerson becomesinfected with HIVSymptomsOf Illness2-10 Years Incubation Period2-5 Years AIDS
14 How many people have HIV? Every year about 55,000 people are diagnosed with HIVAn estimated 1.1 million people in the US are living with HIVAbout 220,000 of these don’t know they have HIVInformation Source: Centers for the Disease Control and Prevention
15 Do people die from HIV/AIDS? People don’t actually die from HIV or AIDS.Opportunistic infectionsTBPneumoniaCancer
16 Video CorrectionsIf a mother is pregnant and has HIV the baby will get it too!Most of the time the baby will not get HIV.Gay people get itEveryone can get itThey now have a couple of different tests for HIV and have been using them for a long time.